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Russia’s Largest Bank Buys Commercial Bonds on a Blockchain

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The investment and corporate banking arm of Sberbank and telecom giant MTS have laid claim to conducting Russia’s first commercial bond transaction using blockchain technology. In an announcement, MTS revealed it had placed commercial bonds worth RUB 750 million (approx. $12 million) on a proprietary blockchain ...

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Russia’s FIFA World Cup 2018 Welcomes Cryptocurrency

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Russia’s ‘Digital Law’ Bill Won’t Legalize Cryptocurrency

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Russia’s State Duma Committee on State Construction was scheduled to hold the first reading of amendments to the country’s civil code pertaining to digital currency today, but is not expected to make digital currency a legitimate method of payment, according to Izvestia, the news portal of ...

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Russia’s Digital Economy Bill Supported by State Duma Committee in Move Towards Crypto Regulation

Russian State Duma’s Committee for Legislative Work will support the first reading of an initiative that will add the basic norms of digital economy to the Russian Federation Civil Code.  This is the latest step on the road to regulating cryptocurrency in the country, local news outlet Izvestia reports Wednesday, May 16. Pavel Krasheninnikov of political party United Russia and ...

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Russia’s Supreme Court Calls For Review Of Bitcoin Website Ban

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Supreme Court of Russia has ordered the St. Petersburg City Court to review an appeal against blocking bitcoininfo.ru, a cryptocurrency website, according to RAPSI, the court’s press service. In 2016, the Vyborgsky District Court of St. Petersburg granted a prosecutorial request to block the website, according ...

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The Open Network And Russia’s Ban

Telegram has been called the “cryptocurrency world’s preferred messaging app” by many media outlets including Forbes, and more than 84 percent of Blockchain-based projects have an active Telegram community. For over 48 hours now, Telegram has been under a ban by internet service providers in Russia. This was triggered by Telegram’s refusal to give encryption keys to Russian security agencies. Telegram’s founder, ...

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I’m Using Bitcoin to Neutralize Russia’s Telegram Ban

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Russia’s Telegram ban officially went into effect this week, but the encrypted messaging app is fighting back against the government censors — and it’s using Bitcoin to power those efforts. Telegram founder Pavel Durov revealed Tuesday that he has begun distributing Bitcoin grants to groups and ...

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Russia’s SKYF to Become the First Heavy Lifting Drone Certified under EU Aviation Safety Regulations

Russia-based SKYF drone manufacturing company and the Sweden-based Swedron company has agreed to become partners in Northern Europe. Together, they are going to launch a collaborative test flights facility in Sweden and practice experimental flights of SKYF drones in accordance with European regulation rules. Under the partnership agreement, Swedron cooperates with SKYF to get a UAV license to fit EASA ...

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Russia’s Gazprombank to Test Cryptocurrency Transactions In Switzerland

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Gazprombank, the third-largest bank in Russia, plans to conduct cryptocurrency transactions in Switzerland later this year as part of a pilot program through its Swiss subsidiary. Aleksandr Sobol, the deputy chairman of Gazprombank, said the state-owned bank decided to try out crypto deals in response to demand ...

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