According to Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer Timofei Musatov, Mr. Vinnik has been transferred from Saloniki to Athens due to the forthcoming court session in Greece’s court of justice scheduled on November 15th.
Chess grandmaster and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has told Proteste Investe that he isn’t surprised about bitcoin’s high popularity, however, believes it is “fake money issued by governments in high amounts.”
The deputy head of Russia’s central bank Olga Skorobogatova has stated that cryptocurrency mining as a business has to be registered and taxed. The official insists that mining is more than just production of cryptocurrencies. “Mining is validation of transactions that are represented as blocks on the blockchain. Validation is.
In a rather peculiar twist of events, funeral marketplace TombCare has offered Gennady Zyuganov, the leader of the Communist Party of Russia, to bury Vladimir Lenin’s body and record the information on the burial ground on blockchain.
CME Group announced today it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory review periods.
Speaking at the state-owned TV channel Russia 1, the country’s finance minister Anton Siluanov has stated that bitcoin will not replace ruble for internal settlements.
Russia’s appetite for Bitcoin has been overblown by the media, the head of Russian bank VTB International Riccardo Orcel said Tuesday.
Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank has joined Enterprise Ethereum Alliance seeking a new way to capitalize on international markets. The bank is the first Russian bank to become a member of the alliance.