April 8, 2021

More Russians are disclosing their cryptocurrency incomes: Report

Russian news agency Izvestia reports on Thursday that Russians have been disclosing their income from crypto trading for tax purposes. The report mentions data from consulting […]
January 25, 2021

Russian Public Officials Have Until April to Sell Their Cryptocurrency Holdings

According to Forklog coverage, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation has sent a letter to civil servants regarding their cryptocurrency holdings. […]
January 21, 2021

Russian court order removes Binance website from regulator–s blacklist

According to a Jan. 21 report by Russian news agency Kommersant,the Arkhangelsk Regional Court has annulled a previous decision toblacklist the Binance website in Russia.According to […]
January 15, 2021

Bitcoin bubble will pop sooner or later, says famous Russian BTC critic

In an interview with local news agency TASS, Aksakov claimed that Bitcoin is not backed by anything and thus the Bitcoin bubble is poised to burst […]
December 23, 2020

Russia’s State Duma expects explosion of crypto issuance in 2021

According to Cointelegraph, Anatoly Aksakov, a member of the Russian State Duma and a key representative of local crypto legislation efforts, stated that the Duma’s Committee […]
December 21, 2020

Russia’s second largest bank VTB pilots bank guarantees on blockchain

According to an official announcement on Dec. 16, VTB provided a blockchain-enabled bank guarantee to the country’s biggest mobile cellular network provider, MTS. According to Cointelegraph, […]
December 15, 2020

Investigation traces scam Bitcoin celeb ads to Moscow

Fraudulent Bitcoin advertisements capitalizing on Australian personalities such as Dick Smith and Andrew Forrest are part of a coordinated global company in Moscow that uses at […]
December 11, 2020

Russia’s public officials must disclose their crypto holdings by June 2021

According to an officially released on Thursday, the decree stipulates new measures related to Russia’s federal crypto law “On Digital and Financial Assets,” (DFA). According to […]
December 8, 2020

Paris court sentences Bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik to five years in prison

According to a report on Monday by Novaya Gazeta, Vinnik has been sentenced to five years in prison for “money laundering as part of an organized […]