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Ukraine: Tickets for Any Show Now Available for Bitcoins

Now Ukrainian residents may pay for cinema, theater, and other tickets with Bitcoins. Cryptocurrency payments for those services became possible due to event aggregator and online store 2show.mobi.

Possible Criminal Sanction for Cryptocurrency

According to Interfax, last week Russian government held a meeting concerning draft law on responsibility for issuance of money surrogates and operations therewith.

Bitcoin Conquers Official Moscow

Special: Read in Russian Following the statement by the head of the Bank of Russia concerning establishment of a working party to study the block chain technology, Russian Bitcoin community gained a true hope for soon integration of cryptocurrency in the local economy.

BitFury’s Miner Lightbulb Shines at BIP001

Prototype of bitcoin-mining lightbulb BitLamp by BitFury was presented at Blockchain Incredible Party in Odessa (Ukraine).

BIP001 in Odessa – live stream

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Russian Central Bank: We Realize Benefits and Risks of Bitcoin

Elvira Nabiullina, chairman of the Central Bank of Russia, declared the bank sees the way Bitcoin market develops, and notices particular risks involved.

National Bank of Ukraine is ready to work on Bitcoin legalisation

On June 11th, the extended meeting of the Ukrainian National Banks’ public council committee on natural person payments examined Project for Bitcoin development in Ukraine presented by Mikhail Chobanian, Kuna Bitcoin Agency founder, and co-founder and co-executive of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine.

Odessa To Host International Bitcoin Conference Blockchain Incredible Party

This summer, Odessa, one of Europe’s major tourist attractions, will leave its mark on the world’s bitcoin map.

Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine Joined Ukrainian Interbank Association EMA

Special Read in Russian Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine joined Ukrainian interbank association EMA and is going to introduce Ukrainan BitLicense project at a Ukrainian National Bank meeting.

What Else Would Russia Do to Cryptocurrency Community?

As recently as a week ago Sverdlovsk Oblast court discharged the order to ban several sites on cryptocurrency, thus encouraging local bitcoiners to celebrate this small yet important victory.

Roskomnadzor Blocks RosKomSvoboda’s Site; Crowdfunding Announced

Special Read in Russian Following yesterday’s blocking of Bitnovosti, Roskomnadzor continues industriously censoring the internet. Today it was announced that public association RosKomSvoboda’s (acronym standing for Russian Committee for Freedom) website was blocked under the order of Anapa town court.

Russia Blocks Bitcoin Sites Again

Yet another Russian Bitcoin internet resource was blocked a few hours ago. Bitnovosti.com has fallen another victim to Roskomnadzor. According to social media posts, the resource is unavailable in Russia.