Category: Russia

Russian Startup to Create Blockchain-Based Copyright Network in Uzbek Capital

A Russian intellectual property startup has signed a memorandum with officials from Uzbek capital Tashkent to integrate blockchain for use…

Russian Accused of Hacking Public Servers to Mine Bitcoin Faces up to Five Years in Prison

A 21-year-old Russian from the Siberian city of Kurgan is facing criminal charges for illegally mining Bitcoins (BTC) via government-owned…

Telegram to Debut ‘Test Version’ of Blockchain Platform TON ‘This Autumn,’ Say Investors

Encrypted messenger service Telegram will release a test version of its blockchain-based TON platform “this autumn,” Russian media outlet Vedomosti…

Crypto Exchange YoBit Starts Pump Scheme on Random Coins

Cryptocurrency exchange YoBit is going to perform a pump scheme on random coins, according to an Oct. 10 tweet. A…

Government Tracking of Crypto Is Growing, But There Are Ways to Avoid It

Much noise has been made about the untraceable qualities of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin "can be used to buy…

US DoJ Charges 7 Russian Intelligence Officers With Crypto-Funded Hacking Attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged seven officers from Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) with cryptocurrency-funded global hacking…

Russia: Sberbank to Consult Power Giant Rosseti on Blockchain in Tech Exchange Deal

Russia’s largest majority state-owned bank Sberbank has signed a partnership agreement with state-owned power giant Rosseti to propagate new technologies,…

Another US Indictment Links Bitcoin to Covert Russian Intelligence Activity

A newly-published indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice charges seven alleged Russian intelligence agents with using cryptocurrencies as part…

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