Burger King to Accept Bitcoins in Russia by the End of 2017

Russian division of popular fast food franchise Burger King has announced it is developing software to accept bitcoins. The cryptocurrency option is expected to be rolled out by the end of 2017. “The company plans to announce the winner of the tender for development of software that would enable us.

Russia Wants to Introduce Mandatory Authentication of Cryptocurrency Users

Russia’s deputy minister of finance Alexei Moiseev has stated that users who conduct cryptocurrency transactions have to be identified. According to RNS, the official also believes that cryptocurrencies could be classified as “other property” as described in the country’s civil code.