Huobi Opens First Russian Office in Partnership with State Bank’s Digital Tech Center Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has officially launched its first branch in Russia on Thursday, Dec. 6, according to a press release shared…

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Russia’s Sberbank has settled a three-way repurchase agreement using blockchain tech, calling it a “world’s first.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russias-sberbank-uses-smart-contract-to-settle-three-way-repo-deal.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Greek Supreme Court is Violating Alleged Bitcoin Launderer’s Rights, Lawyer Argues The lawyer representing the alleged former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, has accused the Greek Supreme Court of “grossly…

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Russian Authors’ Society to Launch Blockchain Platform for Intellectual Property Loans Major NGO the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) will launch a blockchain-based financial platform for intellectual property-secured loans, according to Russian news outlet TASS Nov.…

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Russia may be on the way to adopting its own central bank digital currency, according to Anatoly Aksakov, chair of the State Duma’s Financial Market Committee. The Russian Parliament is studying…

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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 in copyright, Russian state news agency TASS reports…

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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 reports Tuesday, Oct. 16. Speaking to…

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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’sMain Intelligence Directorate (GRU) with cryptocurrency-funded global hacking and related disinformation…

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Russian intelligence agents allegedly used cryptocurrencies to help fund an “influence and disinformation” effort, the U.S. government said Thursday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/another-us-indictment-links-bitcoin-to-covert-russian-intelligence-activity/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Russian Raiffeisen Bank Branch Issues Digital Mortgage Using Blockchain A Russian subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International has issued an electronic mortgage using local blockchain platform Masterchain, local business newspaper Kommersant reports Monday,…

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The Supreme Court of Greece has reached a decision in the case regarding the extradition of Russian cryptocurrency expert Alexander Vinnik, according to his lawyer. The suspect was arrested in…

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A Russian cryptocurrency expert may be the key to unlocking a U.S. investigation over Russia’s interference with American politics. Three countries are fighting to extradite Russian crypto expert Alexander Vinnik…

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Greek Supreme Court Rules to Extradite Alleged BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik to Russia The Supreme Civil and Criminal Court of Greece has ruled to extradite alleged BTC-e owner Alexander Vinnik to Russia to face…

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