Annual Volume of Crypto Transactions Made by Russians Reaches $5 Billion, Bank of Russia Finds – Bitcoin News

Annual Volume of Crypto Transactions Made by Russians Reaches $5 Billion, Bank of Russia Finds

With the growing capitalization of the crypto economy, Russians have been making crypto transactions worth billions of dollars a year, data gathered by the Central Bank of Russia shows. Russian residents are some of the most active participants in the crypto market, the regulator has acknowledged. Russians Among Most Active Crypto Users, Central Bank Admits … Read more

Regulate crypto to stop manipulation by Russia and China

Regulate crypto to stop manipulation by Russia and China

Former Secretary of State HIllary Clinton has said that cryptocurrency markets need stronger regulations to protect against technological manipulation by Russia, China, and others.Her comments on cryptocurrency were part of a larger segment in a Nov. 24 interview with MSNBC TV news host Rachel Maddow on the manipulation of social media platforms by certain nations. Clinton’s … Read more

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Medical specialists wearing protective gear transport a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday reported a new record one-day death toll of 1,241 from COVID-19 as well as 39,256 … Read more

Russia says it has turned tide on COVID wave, but deaths at record high

Russia says it has turned tide on COVID wave, but deaths at record high

A medical specialist wearing protective gear helps a patient to drink at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russia said the nationwide workplace shutdown it ended this week had helped turn the tide … Read more

Federal Security Service of Russia Seeks Powers to Obtain Information From Crypto Platforms – Bitcoin News

Federal Security Service of Russia Seeks Powers to Obtain Information From Crypto Platforms

The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation has issued a draft order allowing its agents to request information from cryptocurrency platforms among other organizations. The move follows changes made to the anti-corruption legislation in Russia, the agency noted. FSB Wants Access to Crypto Data for Anti-Corruption Checks in Russia Russia’s main law enforcement agency, … Read more

Russia and Belarus to adopt differentiated rates for crypto-mining activities

Russia and Belarus to adopt differentiated rates for crypto-mining activities

Cryptocurrency miners in Belarus and Russia will now be subjected to higher electricity tariffs. The governments in these countries are taking steps to segregate cryptocurrency miners from other power consuming groups. As a result, subsidized power would be denied to these groups. This will lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for entities engaged … Read more

Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners

Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners from other groups of power users and deny them access to subsidized energy. This could lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for businesses involved in digital coin minting activities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Russia and Belarus May Face Higher Energy … Read more