Russia May Legalize Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Russian parliament is preparing a bill that, if passed, may legalize e-cash and establish legal grounds to open regulated cryptocurrency exchanges, according to Elina Sidorenko, the head of the the Russian Central Bank’s working group on cryptocurrencies.

InChain Set to Provide Assets Insurance at Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The idea of creating an insurance platform for the cryptocurrency industry has been on the front burner for a while. There are plenty of stories telling how blockchain and bitcoin related projects fail because of hackers, insufficient security or simply human errors. All these factors impede the industry’s development, scare.

Bitfinex Operations Restored

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced it restored its operations, and activated depositing and withdrawing funds. All currency pairs are to be available for trading, while depositing and withdrawing is currently available for BTC, ETH, ETC and USD only.