Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical

Featured Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned work to create a cryptocurrency as a tool to circumvent international sanctions.[…]

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Surveys Show South Korea Ahead of Japan and US in Bitcoin Awareness

Featured Recent public surveys in Korea, Japan, and the US reveal different levels of bitcoin awareness and adoption in the[…]

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Ukrainian Regulators: Bitcoins Cannot Be Recognized as Money, Legal Tender, Currency or Securities

Regulation A joint statement between the Ukrainian central bank and the country’s top financial regulators shows that existing legal concepts[…]

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Central Bank Round-Up: Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in Canada

Regulation During November, several central banks addressed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. New Zealand’s central bank has issued a statement seeking to[…]

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Regulatory Round-Up: South Korea Says Laissez Faire, Zimbabwe Dislikes and Singapore to Regulate

Regulation South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service has stated that it won’t regulate the digital token markets due to cryptocurrencies not[…]

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Putin Advisor Bearish on Bitcoin: ”The Cryptoruble Must Compete With Cash”

News Russia’s deputy finance minister has suggested that the name of the country’s national cryptocurrency should be changed from “cryptoruble”[…]

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