Why Market Players Are Enthusiastic About Investing in “New Economy’: Expert Blog

By | January 15, 2018

Why Market Players Are Enthusiastic About Investing in “New Economy’: Expert Blog Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com.… Read More »

Central Bank of Indonesia Warns Against All Cryptocurrency Use, Cites High Risk

By | January 14, 2018

Central Bank of Indonesia Warns Against All Cryptocurrency Use, Cites High Risk Bank Indonesia issued a press release on Jan. 13, warning its citizens against the use of selling, buying or trading cryptocurrency and reiterating that virtual currency is not legitimate within Indonesia. This statement comes after the September reassertion that Bank Indonesia will not accept Bitcoin (BTC)… Read More »

Pax Crypto: Russia Proposes First Multinational Cryptocurrency, Expert Blog

By | January 13, 2018

Pax Crypto: Russia Proposes First Multinational Cryptocurrency, Expert Blog Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. At the end… Read More »

Russian Ministry of Finance to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges

By | January 13, 2018

Russian Ministry of Finance to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges The Russian Ministry of Finance has drafted a bill to legalize the trading of cryptocurrencies on approved exchanges, according to a report from local media. Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev has indicated that the government is seeking to provide greater oversight. He said: “This is about the fact that buying… Read More »

Russian Ministry of Finance to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges

By | January 12, 2018

Russian Ministry of Finance to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges The Russian Ministry of Finance has drafted a bill to legalize the trading of cryptocurrencies on approved exchanges, according to a report from local media. Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev has indicated that the government is seeking to provide greater oversight. He said: “This is about the fact that… Read More »

Russia’s Sberbank Has Launched a Blockchain Lab

By | January 12, 2018

Russia’s Sberbank Has Launched a Blockchain Lab Sberbank, one of the largest banks in Russia, has announced a blockchain laboratory to develop and test blockchain-based solutions. The new lab aims to generate product prototypes, perform pilot tests and deploy blockchain-based business solutions for Sberbank Group, a press release says. According to Igor Bulantsev, Sberbank’s senior vice president, blockchain can help… Read More »

Russian Finance Ministry plans to allow cryptocurrency trading only on licensed exchanges

By | January 11, 2018

Russian Finance Ministry plans to allow cryptocurrency trading only on licensed exchanges [unable to retrieve full-text content] The Ministry of Finance supports the idea of legalization of cryptocurrency trading, but exchanges will have to obtain official status. Published at Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:28:25 +0000

Russian Ministry of Labor: Gov’t Workers Exempt From Declaring Cryptocurrency Gains

By | January 10, 2018

Russian Ministry of Labor: Gov’t Workers Exempt From Declaring Cryptocurrency Gains The Russian Ministry of Labor’s updated income, expenses and property declaration guidelines for government employees for reporting on 2017 includes a point about cryptocurrency, local media outlet Izvestia reports. The updated regulations state that government employees do not have to declare “virtual currencies” they obtained. The note… Read More »

Largest railway company in Russia uses blockchain to track cargo transportations

By | January 10, 2018

Largest railway company in Russia uses blockchain to track cargo transportations Russian Railways, the largest railway holding in Russia, has successfully carried more than 5 thousand cargo transportations ordered via the blockchain-based system. Within nine months, there were more than 5 thousand cargo transportations ordered via the Electronic Trading Platform called Freight Transport. The platform uses Emercoin blockchain.… Read More »

Russian authorities allow officials not to declare income in virtual currencies

By | January 10, 2018

Russian authorities allow officials not to declare income in virtual currencies The Russian Ministry of Labor has issued updated recommendations for officials on how to declare incomes for 2017, mentioning virtual currencies. It is allowed to not declare assets in cryptocurrencies. These recommendations are developed annually with the participation of the presidential administration and the Prosecutor General’s Office.… Read More »