Category: central asia

Uzbekistan Allows Residents to Trade Cryptocurrencies on Local Exchanges

Uzbekistan Allows Residents to Trade Cryptocurrencies on Local Exchanges

Changes to the rules governing activities of crypto exchanges in Uzbekistan now allow residents to trade coins on licensed platforms. Uzbekistanis could previously only sell their digital assets. The new provisions also regulate the issuance of tokens and their listing. Uzbekistan Loosens Restrictions on Domestic Crypto Trading Uzbekistanis will be able to trade digital currencies […]

Continue Reading

Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

China’s crackdown on its crypto mining sector, launched earlier this year, caused a massive migration of mining enterprises to friendlier jurisdictions. Miners have been moving enormous amount of coin minting hardware to new bases around the world, with Russia reportedly taking the largest share among several attractive destinations, including the U.S. Russia, Kazakhstan, US Accept […]

Continue Reading

Kyrgyzstan Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Farm With 2,500 Mining Rigs

Kyrgyzstan Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Farm With 2,500 Mining Rigs

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have uncovered and shut down a large crypto mining farm in the north of the country. Law enforcement officials claim the illegal coin minting facility has inflicted “colossal damage” to the nation’s power grid and that they are still trying to estimate the losses. Underground Crypto Farm Busted in Kyrgyzstan The region […]

Continue Reading

Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

The government of Kyrgyzstan has recently revised its electricity tariffs for various groups of consumers. Authorities in Bishkek have raised the rates at which crypto mining businesses buy power citing the energy-intensive nature of the coin minting process. Crypto Miners in Kyrgyzstan to Pay More for Electricity Companies operating crypto mining facilities in Kyrgyzstan will […]

Continue Reading

Uzbekistan Warns Citizens to Avoid Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Uzbekistan Warns Citizens to Avoid Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges

A government agency in Uzbekistan has published a list of unauthorized crypto exchanges that residents of the country have been advised to avoid. The trading platforms collect personal data and bear no responsibility for the cryptocurrency transactions, officials have warned. Authorities in Uzbekistan Blacklist ‘Unofficial’ Crypto Exchanges The National Agency of Project Management under the […]

Continue Reading

Bit Mining to Deploy Another 2,500 Bitcoin Miners in Kazakhstan

Bit Mining to Deploy Another 2,500 Bitcoin Miners in Kazakhstan

Bit Mining is going to expand its operations in Central Asia with the purchase of 2,500 crypto mining machines slated for deployment in Kazakhstan. The new devices are expected to increase the Chinese company’s total hashrate capacity by an estimated 165 petahashes per second. Bit Mining Buys New Cryptocurrency Miners for Data Centers in Kazakhstan […]

Continue Reading

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Crypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has partnered with Enegix to host Antminer S19 Pro devices in one of the world’s largest data centers. The facility located in Kazakhstan is designed to accommodate more than 50,000 mining rigs. Bitmain to Work With Mining Facility Operator Enegix Leading mining equipment producer Bitmain has announced a partnership with […]

Continue Reading

Kazakhstan Introduces Surcharge for Electricity Used by Crypto Miners

Kazakhstan Introduces Surcharge for Electricity Used by Crypto Miners

Cryptocurrency miners in Kazakhstan will pay more than other consumers for the electricity they use to mint digital coins. The country’s president has signed a law that imposes an additional fee for the power utilized by the energy intensive industry. Coin Miners in Kazakhstan to Pay Extra Fee per Kilowatt-hour of Electricity Crypto mining entities […]

Continue Reading