21Jan/21

Russian court order removes Binance website from regulator’s blacklist

The website of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is no longer formally blacklisted in Russia, according to a new court ruling. According to a Jan. 21 report by Russian news agencyRead More…

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20Dec/20

Russia’s central bank digital currency: Prospects and problems

Active digitalization of large domestic financial institutions is a noticeable, definitely positive trend. Russia is one of the five world leaders in the speed of transition to cashless payments, and the numberRead More…

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27Jun/20

Transnational Cybercrime Group Co-Founder Who Amassed $568M Pleads Guilty

A Russian national behind the cybercriminal enterprise Infraud Organization has pleaded guilty on June 26 to racketeering conspiracy, due to his role as a co-founder and admin of the dark web-based cardingRead More…

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23Mar/20

Ruble’s Drop Eases Pain of Lower Bitcoin Prices for Russia’s Miners

The global market meltdown has indirectly benefited Russia’s bitcoin miners, even as the cryptocurrency’s price tumbled along with other assets. That’s because the Russian national currency has rapidly lost value, dropping fromRead More…

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17Feb/20

Russia’s Central Bank Proposes New Token Framework, But Labels Crypto Transactions ‘Suspicious’

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has formally proposed a legal framework for tokenization, but also plans to label cryptocurrency transactions as suspicious activity, it said in a press release Monday. TheRead More…

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