Category: Russia

Russian Media Censor Roskomnadzor Blocks Major Crypto News Website

Russian Media Censor Roskomnadzor Blocks Major Crypto News Website

Bits.media, a leading news outlet in Russia’s crypto space, has been blocked by Russia’s telecom and mass media watchdog, Roskomnadzor. The site is now inaccessible through most Russian internet providers, the online edition announced, stating it intends to contest the measure. Roskomnadzor Denies Russians Access to Bits.media Crypto news website Bits.media became unavailable to most […]

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Sleeping Bitcoins Wake Up, Kiyosaki Waits for $1,100 BTC, and Zuckerberg Eyes Metaverse Money — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Sleeping Bitcoins Wake Up, Kiyosaki Waits for $1,100 BTC, and Zuckerberg Eyes Metaverse Money — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

As July begins and markets remain bearish, there’s still no shortage of dynamic developments in the crypto space. In this week’s Bitcoin.com News Week in Review, ‘sleeping bitcoins’ from 2010 make moves, Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says he is waiting for bitcoin to test $1,100, Russia denies debt default allegations, and Mark […]

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Crypto issuers exempted from VAT in Russia in a newly approved draft law

Lawmakers in Russia have approved a draft law that could potentially exempt digital assets and crypto issuers from Value-Added Tax (VAT). Morocco is also reviewing its money laundering and anti-terrorism financial regulations in the country. Russia has maintained a strong stance against crypto with the Central Bank raising serious concern over the financial instability threat […]

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Russian Parliament Adopts Tax Rules for Digital Assets

Russian Parliament Adopts Tax Rules for Digital Assets

Russian lawmakers have approved amendments regulating the taxation of transactions with digital assets. The legislation concerns business operations with cryptocurrencies and tokens. In some cases, the burden for Russian companies will be reduced as compared to foreign entities. Russian Duma Passes Law to Tax Crypto Transactions A bill amending the Tax Code of the Russian […]

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Reports Claim Russia Defaulted on Foreign Debt for the First Time in a Century, Kremlin Disagrees and Says It Paid

Reports Claim Russia Defaulted on Foreign Debt for the First Time in a Century, Kremlin Disagrees and Says It Paid

According to reports, the Russian Federation has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since 1918. Bondholders told the press that they had not received payments from the transcontinental country. However, Russia’s finance ministry denies the allegations and says the country made the payments via the Euroclear monetary system. Russia Is Accused of […]

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Ruble Hits 7-Year High, Bukele, O’Leary Unfazed by Crypto Downturn, Elon Musk Will Keep Buying DOGE — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Ruble Hits 7-Year High, Bukele, O’Leary Unfazed by Crypto Downturn, Elon Musk Will Keep Buying DOGE — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

As sanctioned Russia’s fiat currency soars in value against the U.S. dollar, and crypto markets remain unpredictable, economists and crypto enthusiasts continue to puzzle and debate over what the next market move will be. In spite of this, several influential voices remain unperturbed when it comes to the future of decentralized digital assets, with Salvadoran […]

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Bank of Russia Accelerates Schedule for Digital Ruble Project

Bank of Russia Accelerates Schedule for Digital Ruble Project

The Central Bank of Russia continues to step up efforts to test and issue the digital ruble, with a roadmap for the full implementation of the new form of the national fiat now expected by the end of 2023. Trials with real transactions and users are scheduled to begin next April, earlier than originally planned. […]

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Hardware Worth $1.9 Million Stolen in Russia’s Crypto Mining Capital

Hardware Worth $1.9 Million Stolen in Russia’s Crypto Mining Capital

Russian law enforcement is looking into the alleged theft of mining hardware valued at around $1.9 million. The powerful computing equipment disappeared from a crypto mining hotel in Irkutsk, the owners of which have been accused of large scale fraud. 100 Russians Lose Mining Machines Worth 100 Million Rubles Police in the Russian Irkutsk Oblast […]

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Vladimir Putin Slams Western Monetary Policy, Predicts Global Shift to Commodity Reserves

Vladimir Putin Slams Western Monetary Policy, Predicts Global Shift to Commodity Reserves

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently blamed the United States and other G7 countries for causing rampant inflation in global commodities markets. Under these circumstances, he predicts the world will start to transition its reserves away from sovereign debt into “real resources,” deepening the commodity inflation spiral. End of a Unipolar World The President aired his […]

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Russia to Trial Digital Ruble Settlements for Real Estate Deals

Russia to Trial Digital Ruble Settlements for Real Estate Deals

The Central Bank of Russia and participating commercial banks want to test various types of payments with the digital ruble, the Russian press reported. The plan is to experiment with smart contracts and transactions related to real estate and crypto asset purchases. Bank of Russia to Launch Smart Contracts on Digital Ruble Platform Russia’s central […]

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