Russia Takes Steps to Regulate Cryptocurrency With Draft Law for Managing Digital Money Creation and Management

On Thursday, 25th January, Russia made a move to regulate cryptocurrencies by providing a draft law. Its objective was to manage the formation and production of virtual money. Authorities have reacted to this with fascination as well as mistrust. The law, that still requires to be certified by the state […]

Russian Burger Kings Launches ‘Whoppercoins’ Cryptocurrency

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Burger King, one of the most prominent names in the fast-food industry, is soon to be one of the first major food organizations to embrace blockchain technology in Russia. It has just been announced that Burger King Russia will be implementing the use of Whoppercoins – affectionately named after the […]

CryptoCurrency Wallets: Russia’s Central Depository Is Going To Build Its Own Digital Currency Wallet (investopedia.com)

By Nathan Reiff | August 16, 2017 — 10:10 AM EDT on investopedia.com A new report by CoinDesk suggests that Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) will become involved in the world of cryptocurrency settlement services. The central depository for Moscow Exchange, which is the largest exchange group in the country, is reportedly developing […]

CryptoCurrency Mining: Putin to Challenge China in the Bitcoin Mining Race (cryptoinsider.com)

Posted by Michael Kern | Aug 15, 2017 on cryptoinsider.com China, the world leader in Bitcoin mining, may have some competition as the Kremlin enters the race, even creating its own its own cryptocurrency wallet. Russia has a complicated history with Bitcoin. The debate to ban the cryptocurrency has swayed back and forth for […]

CryptoCurrency Regulation: The State of ICO Regulation? New Report Outlines Legal Status in 6 Nations

[coindesk.com] – Jul 13, 2017 at 14:00 by Jonathan Keane – Fintech analyst and research firm Autonomous NEXT has published a new report on the state of blockchain-based initial coin offerings (ICOs). Released today and entitled “Token Mania,” the 70-page publication takes a unique look at the regulatory and operational challenges the novel fundraising […]