The Tale of Bitcoin Community and Big Bad Roskomnadzor

Special Read in Russian January 13th of 2015 has every right to bear the name of ‘black Tuesday’ in all history books of Bitcoin industry. That day, Bitcoin price dropped to $218, and comprised $166.45 the very next day. Russian Bitcoin community, however, suffered more than just Bitcoin price falling..

Russian Court Discharges Blocking of Bitcoin-related Sites by Roskomnadzor

Special Read in Russian According to, Sverdlovsk Oblast Court dischcharged the Nevyansk Town Court order of blocking sites containing cryptocurrency-related information and consideration of such information as banned within the Russian Federation. On May 15, 2015, the second and the last session of Sverdlovsk Oblast Court for appeal to.

Survey: 80% of Russians Heard Nothing of Bitcoin Whatsoever

Special Read in Russian According to the survey held by Center for Contemporary Research ProResearch in association with National Agency for Financial Researching (NAFR) in April 2015, most Russians never heard a thing about Bitcoin.

Bitcoin gets integrated in Russia in a perverted way

Special Read in Russian The news of probable, yet in fact inevitable, ban of Bitcoin in Russia may sadden some enthusiasts all over the world, but the real reasons for that are far from being obvious, although in the first instance it might not seem so. Actually, cryptocurrency banning is.

Bitcoin sites blockage: crowdfunding camaign announced

Special Read in Russian provided more information on the site’s blockage by Roskomnadzor back in January. In particular, relevant documents are displayed, and a donation campaign is announced to collect money for lawyers.

Russia starts trial for Bitcoin sites blocking

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.

Another cryptocurrency eulogy – part 2

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.

Russia loses its future by banning Bitcoin, or another cryptocurrency eulogy

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.