Russian venture investors show growing interest in blockchain and fintech startups

Blockchain and fintech startups are gaining popularity among Russian venture investors, states the report of the RB Partners Group company. The major investment areas in...

State deputy: Bitcoin will reach $20 thsd mark

Chairman of the State Duma Financial Market Committee Anatoly Aksakov commented on the current rise of the bitcoin rate. "The volume of the bitcoin market...

Russian consul in Switzerland suggests attracting blockchain investments into Crimea

Karl Eckstein, the Russian consul in Switzerland, believes that it would be reasonable to create Crimean blockchain platform for anonymous foreign investors, which could...

Head of Federal Agency: Blockchain will significantly change the tourist industry

Blockchain technology will significantly alter the tourist industry within the next 5-10 years, thinks Oleg Safonov, the Head of Rosturism (Federal tourism agency). In the...

Cyprus University will award students with blockchain diplomas

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is aimed to become the first in the world university to record all of its academic degrees in the...

Björk is selling a new album for crypto

Björk’s fans can buy singer’s new album ‘Utopia’ for the cryptocurrency, with a special crypto-reward provided for every pre-order. The musician entered an agreement...

Blockchain specialists are highly demanded on the labour markets

One of the major American freelance labor markets Upwork has recently issued the results of the study based on the data, collected by the...

Moscow will host the First World Miners’ Forum

On the 25 of December, Russian State Duma will host the First World Miners' Forum. Participants from USA, Belarus, Ukraine, Singapore and 13 other...

Russia will use blockchain for property registration

All year governmental officials were talking about advantages of blockchain, wondering how to imply this technology. Yesterday, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov even...

Russian banks are taking mining farms in pledge

At the current moment since the beginning of the year Russian banks have pledged 108 mining farms, which is 100% more than the year...

Presidential adviser: Russia lost billions of rubles due to the absence of ICO regulation

Russian Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Association, RAKIB, estimated the losses of Russian Federation resulting from the absence of legal framework in the ICO sector of...

Minister of Finances: crypto is for professional players only

On October 29, in the interview to TVchannel Russia-1, Russian Minister of Finances Anton Siluanov stated that cryptocurrencies will never substitute ruble as a...

Ombudsman Boris Titov suggested that crypto should have the same status as dollar

Business Ombudsman Boris Titov forwarded a proposal to the Central Bank of Russia with the initiative to give cryptocurrency the same status as foreign...