Browsing the "Russia" Tag

Russia May Allow Crypto Trading in Upcoming Legislation: Official

| Daniel Palmer

As Russia's cryptocurrency bill inches towards being finalized, a government official has suggested that trading might be allowed.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

| Daniel Palmer

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform TradeLens Is Shipping to Russia

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain-powered platform built by IBM and Maersk and designed to facilitate international trade is to launch in Russia.

Siberian Region Partners With Universa to Create Blockchain Tourism Destination

| Daniel Kuhn

Over 500,000 tourists visited Western Siberia in 2018, according to regional authorities, who are hoping a digital ecosystem will attract more.

Russian Retailer Dixy Using Ethereum Tech to Streamline Trade Finance

| Anna Baydakova

Grocery chain Dixy has partnered with a blockchain startup to greatly reduce the time it takes to pay suppliers

Russian Central Bank to Consider Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

| Daniel Palmer

The Bank of Russia will consider the use of a gold-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate international settlements, according to its governor.

Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations

| Anna Baydakova

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million in bitcoin donations over the last three years.

Russian Gas Giant Gazprom to Execute Business Contracts on a Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom may soon begin using blockchain to execute and monitor contracts as part of its digitization plans.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

| Yogita Khatri

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.