Managers of Burger King Russia have been called for questioning to the Public Prosecution Office of Russia on account of WhopperCoins, a virtual currency issued by the company.
Russian Anonymous Marketplace aka RAMP that has been selling drugs for bitcoin since 2012 was shut down by Russian law enforcement.
Crimea residents are no longer able to use Poloniex services. At least that’s the conclusion from the exchange’s support team response to a query from a user resided in Crimea.
Even though mining today is quite profitable, this industry may fade into oblivion in the long run, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin told Russian publication Kommersant.
The Bank of Russia believes admitting cryptocurrencies or any other financial instruments associated with digital currencies to trading and turnover in Russia’s clearing infrastructure is premature.
The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on the Financial Stability Board met last week to discuss the issue of cryptocurrency regulation. The participants engaged in a debate about the legal status of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. “Everyone understands the importance of blockchain and cryptocurrency as innovative technologies, the importance of developing.
Last week, Russian police arrested three men for illegally trading in 500 million rubles worth of bitcoin, or around $9 million worth of the cryptocurrency. Arrests were made approximately 260 miles northeast of Moscow in the city of Kostroma.
Regulators in China have banned all initial public coin offerings (ICOs) pending a review and the possible introduction of regulations to control the booming market.