Russia’s parliament members Anatoly Aksakov, Igor Divinski, and Oleg Nikolaev, as well as senator Nikolai Zhuravlev have presented a bill on digital financial assets that defines cryptocurrencies and tokens as property while banning their usage as means of payment.
A Ukrainian hacker group dubbed Coinhoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of Blockchain.info, one of the most popular providers of digital currency wallets, according to a report published Wednesday by Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity team.
While dramatic price swings of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are rattling the nerves of investors, a Moscow-based company has launched a hotline to help ease their anxiety over crypto market fluctuations.
Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies.
Russia’s ministry of finance is proposing to create special offshore cryptocurrency trading platforms with cities of Vladivostok and Kaliningrad considered as possible locations, deputy minister Alexei Moiseev said Friday.
DECENT Unveils 2018 Roadmap, Partners with Dragonfly to Revolutionize Payment Processing In Gaming Industry
Blockchain technology platform DECENT released their roadmap for 2018. Additionally, the Switzerland-based startup in partnership with Dragonfly, a distribution platform for games, announced the launch of ALAX, a project that will use blockchain to improve the speed and efficiency of app sales.
Moscow-based online brokerage firm Finam will allow its customers to trade bitcoin futures from Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), with CME futures coming at some point later.
The first major Waves ICO of the year has ended, reaching its hard cap in just 28 hours thanks to a partnership with the Waves Lab incubator.