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PR: Buying ALT Tokens from Altair VR Offers Special Advantages

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Russia Drafts Bill to Accredit ICO Issuers – Public Comments Wanted

Regulation The Russian government is drafting a bill to introduce the accreditation of initial coin offering issuers. Accredited organizations must comply with a set of rules, including having 100 million rubles capital, and are subject to inspections every three years. The regulators are currently accepting public comments on the proposal. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange […]

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Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

Mining Russian nuclear scientists working at a top-secret nuclear center have been arrested for allegedly using the center’s computer facilities for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto   Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Secrectly Mining Cryptocurrencies Engineers working for the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics at the […]

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Law to Legalize Crypto Mining Introduced in Armenia

Economy & Regulation Armenia may soon follow in the footsteps of countries like Belarus in regards to crypto regulation. Newly proposed legislation provides the basis for legalizing and regulating cryptocurrency mining in the country. Tax exemptions and other incentives will be offered to miners. If the draft law is adopted, businesses will be able to […]

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Bitcoin steady as cryptocurrencies take a back seat to the stock market for another session

The volatility on Wall Street put cryptocurrency markets in the back seat for another day as a wild session in equities saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.27%   post a 500-point range before lunchtime Friday. The price of bitcoin, the No.1 cryptocurrency, BTCUSD, +5.33%  held steady above $8,000 after some selling pressure to […]

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International Market Maintains Demand for Chinese Mining Hardware

Mining The future for manufacturers of bitcoin mining hardware in China appears bright despite reports that the Chinese central government will seek to rein in the power consumption of mining companies operating within its borders. Hong Kong-based media outlet, South China Morning Post, has reported that there is considerable international demand for Chinese mining hardware […]

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Ukrainian Law May Separate Mining from Cryptocurrencies

Economy & Regulation Ukrainian legislators should separate the regulation of crypto mining from the legal status of cryptocurrencies. The new approach was proposed by the chairman of an important parliamentary committee who criticized law enforcement agencies for cracking down on crypto miners. Police confiscated mining equipment in a series of raids this week. Authorities claim […]

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Russia Urges 4 Other Countries to Develop Common Approach to Cryptocurrencies

News The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked the leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union countries to jointly develop a common approach to cryptocurrencies. Both the Russian central bank and the prime minister believe that cryptocurrencies should not be restricted to one nation’s framework. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 […]

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Another Post-Soviet Jurisdiction Welcomes Crypto Miners

Economy & Regulation Following in the footsteps of counterparts from former Soviet countries, government officials in Transnistria have attempted to create crypto-friendly environment in their disputed republic. Newly adopted legislation legalizes cryptocurrency mining and provides incentives for foreign investors. Entrepreneurs, invited to set up mining facilities, are not even required to register a local company. […]

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