Category: Sberbank

Anonymous Allegedly Hacks Sberbank, Russia’s Largest Bank

Anonymous Allegedly Hacks Sberbank, Russia’s Largest Bank

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has allegedly breached the systems of one of the largest financial institutions in Russia, Sberbank. The attackers announced on social media they have published thousands of emails, phone numbers, and addresses. Anonymous Hackers Reportedly Gain Access to Sberbank Database Decentralized hacking group Anonymous claims to have hacked Sberbank. A Twitter account associated […]

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Russia’s Sberbank Denies Involvement in Recently Launched ‘Sbercoin’

Russia’s Sberbank Denies Involvement in Recently Launched ‘Sbercoin’

Sberbank, the largest bank in the Russian Federation, has denied connection to a new cryptocurrency called “sbercoin.” The project is offering high returns to buyers of the token, which was launched shortly after Bank of Russia allowed Sberbank to issue digital currencies. Sbercoin Traded on Pancakeswap Exchange, Not Issued by Sberbank A crypto project called […]

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Amid Sanctions, Russia’s Sberbank Secures License to Issue Digital Assets

A day after Ukraine legalized the use of digital assets in the country, Russia’s largest lender Sberbank secures the license to issue digital assets in the country. On Thursday, March 17, the Russian central bank said that Sberbank can now exchange digital financial assets, a move that seems to thwart the effect of U.S. sanctions. […]

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Visa and Mastercard Suspend Operations in Russia as Part of Sanctions Over Ukraine

Visa and Mastercard Suspend Operations in Russia as Part of Sanctions Over Ukraine

The world’s leading payment processors Visa and Mastercard have joined sanctions against Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine. The American companies announced suspension of operations in the Russian Federation although Russians will be able to use their cards inside the country. Card Payment Giants Visa and Mastercard Add to Pressure on Russia Over Ukraine […]

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Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Russian banking giant Sberbank has presented the country’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) giving investors access to the blockchain space. The new instrument holds securities of companies dealing with cryptocurrencies and the technologies that underpin them. Sberbank Introduces ETF Tracking Blockchain Economy Index The largest banking and financial services provider in Russia and the post-Soviet space, […]

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Russia to Track Crypto Transactions With Help From Sberbank-Owned Company

Russia to Track Crypto Transactions With Help From Sberbank-Owned Company

The Federal Financial Monitoring Service of Russia is going to start tracking cryptocurrency transactions. The agency has already selected a contractor to develop the platform. The entity is affiliated with one of Russia’s largest financial institutions, Sberbank. Rosfinmonitoring to Keep Record of Cryptocurrency Wallets Used for Illicit Purposes Russia’s financial watchdog, Rosfinmonitoring, has selected a […]

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Court Orders Russia’s Sberbank to Unblock Crypto Trader’s Accounts

Court Orders Russia’s Sberbank to Unblock Crypto Trader’s Accounts

A court has ordered one of Russia’s largest banks to lift restrictions imposed on the accounts of a Russian citizen who was selling digital coins on cryptocurrency exchanges. The state-owned giant Sberbank will now have to unblock its client’s cards and restore his access to its online banking platform. Regional Court in Russia Rules in […]

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Bank of Russia to Study Risks of Crypto Investing With Banks and Payment Providers

Bank of Russia to Study Risks of Crypto Investing With Banks and Payment Providers

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has set out to examine the risks associated with cryptocurrency investments. The regulator is going to conduct a dedicated study with the participation of major banks and payment processors operating in the Russian market. CBR Adds Crypto to Its Survey Program for 2021 Russia’s central bank, known as Bank […]

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Russian central bank official speaks out against private stablecoins as a means of payment

Planning the release of its own digital ruble, at least one official within Russia’s central bank seems to be looking askance at private stablecoins.  Ivan Zimin, who heads the Central Bank of Russia’s Department of Financial Technology, said in remarks Friday before a Russian trade association that stablecoins are a problem for the ruble’s dominance […]

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Major Russian Bank Sberbank Files Application to Launch Its Own Stablecoin — Possibly Pegged to the Fiat Ruble

Major Russian Bank Sberbank Files Application to Launch Its Own Stablecoin — Possibly Pegged to the Fiat Ruble

A major Russian bank revealed an upcoming digital asset launch, which complements another of its latest crypto-related moves. Sberbank applied to register a platform to issue a token named “Sbercoin.” Bank Expects the Stablecoin Could Launch in the Spring of 2021 During an interview with 1prime, Anatoly Popov, Sberbank’s deputy chairman, said the bank made […]

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