Russian Chamber of Commerce Suggests Utilizing Cryptocurrencies in Settlements With Africa

Employing crypto in cross-border payments is one of the proposals put forward by the Russian Chamber Of Commerce lobbying for more cooperation with African countries. Amid unprecedented sanctions limiting Russia’s ability to trade internationally, the head of the board has urged the government to work out an alternative system for settlements with Moscow’s partners. Chamber […]

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European Parliament to Abolish Vote on Crypto Resources Framework

The European Parliament will not hold a planned vote on crypto regulations after texts that can be interpreted as an attempt to ban coins with energy-intensive mining sparked negative reactions. The lawmaker leading the legislative effort says the matter needs clarification before MEPs can have a say, but the head of the ECB has insisted […]

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EU Participants Must Job Current AML Watchdog With Crypto Oversight, Memoir Unveils

A group of EU nations have reportedly been lobbying to entrust oversight of the crypto space to a new anti-money laundering (AML) agency. Behind the move are concerns that companies dealing with digital assets can be engaged in the processing of illicit funds. Germany Leads Push to Place Crypto Firms Under EU Anti-Money Laundering Supervision […]

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Russian Regulators Gather Frequent Ground — Bitcoin Can’t Be Outdated for Payments

Russian authorities are yet to reach full consensus on the future of cryptocurrencies but government institutions are on the same side of the fence in their intention to ban bitcoin payments. Other operations with digital assets are to be legalized and regulated, representatives of Russian business have revealed. Russian Central Bank, Finance Ministry Agree to […]

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Russian Authorities Eyes $13 Billion in Taxes From Crypto Economy

Authorities in Moscow expect to collect more than $13 billion as tax payments from the Russian crypto market, according to a government document quoted by media. The estimate comes as Russian institutions are holding discussions on the future of cryptocurrencies in the country. One Trillion Rubles to Enter State Coffers as Crypto Taxes, Russian Analysts […]

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Russian Government to New Regulatory Scenarios for Cryptocurrencies Interior a Week, Legend

The federal government of Russia should be ready with different regulatory scenarios for the country’s crypto market by the end of next working week, documents from a recent meeting have indicated. The executive power in Moscow favors regulation over the prohibition of cryptocurrencies and related activities. Government Inclined to Legalize Rather Than Ban Cryptocurrency in […]

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Count on for Mining Instruments Drops in Russia Amid Fears of Conceivable Ban, Memoir

Platforms listing ads for mining hardware have been registering declining demand since Bank of Russia’s call for a ban on the minting of digital currencies among other crypto activities. While mining may eventually be legalized, miners can expect to pay higher electricity bills. Supply Exceeds Demand on Russian Market for Mining Chips Mining hardware is […]

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