Special Read in Russian The first session of Sverdlovsk Oblast court scrutinizing an appeal petition to consider cryptocurrency websites ban under order by Nevyansk town court illicit started today.
Special: Read in Russian From March 31st to April 11th ForkLog in association with Pirate Party of Russia and Roskomsvoboda (Russian Committee for Freedom) has been holding a survey ‘Bitcoin in Russia and CIS countries’. We have prepared a detailed report on the findings which came as a surprise even.
Read in Russian In between Serbia and Croatia, on an area of about 6 sq.km, a brand new country named Free Republic of Liberland (Svobodn republika Liberland) has emerged. The new state will adopt Bitcoin, or another Bitcoin-based currency, as its national currency. Official motto of the new state formation.
SPECIAL: Read in Russian! Part 1 read here. Meanwhile in the State Duma It’s time to go down to earth, i.e. In Russia. According to local authorities, cryptocurrency is a hardly understandable and probably dangerous phenomenon, so it’s easier to ban it rather than break their heads over what to.
SPECIAL: Read in Russian! ForkLog has always been closely monitoring the events related to banning of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Russia. According to one of our authors, Russian authorities’ refusal to embrace Bitcoin is somehow equivalent to the lost opportunity of creating Internet in the USSR. But now we.