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Global Crypto War Is Heating up – Iran Next in Line With Its Own Gold-Backed Coin

Control of the U.S. dollar and the global financial system that depends on it gives the American government an incredibly…

Waves CEO Sells His Stake in Blockchain Spin-Off Vostok

Founder of token issuance platform Waves has fully sold his stake in the firm’s blockchain spin-off Vostok to focus on…

FDD Assesses Risks of Crypto Use by Countries Under US Sanctions

The American Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) has assembled an assessment of current and future risks of cryptocurrency use…

How 10 Countries Respond to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

A growing number of governments have responded to Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans including China, France, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Singapore,…

Russian Smelting Giant Nornickel to Launch Digital Trading Platform by End of 2019

Russian mining and smelting giant Nornickel is planning to roll out a digital platform for metals trading by the end…

Official: Russia to Postpone Adoption of Bill on Digital Currencies

Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, may defer the adoption of the country’s major crypto bill “On Digital Financial Assets” (DFA)…

Official: Russia Will Not Introduce Separate Regulation for Facebook’s Libra

Russia will not develop a separate regulation for Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra, according to Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev, Interfax reported…

Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra Currency, Deputy Finance Minister Says

The Russian Ministry of Finance will not issue any special regulations for Facebook’s upcoming digital currency Libra, deputy minister Alexei…

Edward Snowden Used Bitcoin to Pay for Servers Used in NSA Leak

The servers Edward Snowden used to leak thousands of documents to journalists were paid for using bitcoin (BTC), the National Security Agency…

Russian Central Bank: Criminals Rarely Use Crypto to Withdraw Stolen Funds

In Russia, fraudsters rarely use cryptocurrency to withdraw stolen money, according to the country’s central bank. The news was reported…

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