Report Claims Putin Aided Maduro in Creating Venezuela’s Crypto, Petro

Featured A Time investigation into the development of Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency, petro, revealed strong anecdotal and circumstantial evidence connecting Russia[…]

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Cryptoruble Delayed – Russian Central Bank Worried It Could Bypass Regulations

Featured Russia’s national cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, is unlikely to be created in the foreseeable future, according to the Bank of[…]

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Russia Drafts Bill to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges

Regulation The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a bill to legalize cryptocurrency trading at approved exchanges. The ministry is[…]

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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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Russia Unveils Proposed Regulation Putting Limits on ICOs and Investors

Economy & Regulation The Russian finance ministry has unveiled its proposals for the regulation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in[…]

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Miners from 15 Countries to Give Input for Russian Cryptocurrency Bill

Regulation Cryptocurrency miners from 15 countries have confirmed that they will be showing Russian parliamentarians how cryptocurrencies are mined and[…]

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Russian Presidential Candidate: ‘We Will Legalize Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies’

Featured A recently-announced Russian presidential candidate, Boris Titov, is a bitcoin advocate. He promises to legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies[…]

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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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