Crypto Archive

Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 Members

Russian law enforcement agencies have dismantled the notorious hacking group Revil, believed to be

Head of Investigative Committee Calls for Mandatory Identification of Cryptocurrency Users in Russia

Russians who use cryptocurrency should not be anonymous, the man who chairs Russia’s federal

FTX Launches $2 Billion Venture Capital Fund Focused on Bolstering Blockchain, Web3 Adoption

The cryptocurrency firm FTX has announced the launch of a $2 billion venture capital

Swiss National Bank Trials CBDC in Transactions With Five Banks

The Swiss National Bank has successfully employed a wholesale CBDC to settle transactions with

Russia’s Tinkoff Bank Enters Crypto Space Through Swiss Company Acquisition

The Russian neobank Tinkoff is joining the world of cryptocurrencies with the purchase of

Russia’s National Finance Association Calls for Legalization of Crypto Investments

The main finance industry association of Russia has urged authorities to reconsider a position

Wikimedia Foundation Debates Acceptance of Cryptocurrency Donations Over Environmental Concerns

Following Mozilla’s decision to pause crypto donations due to environmental concerns, a number of

Georgia Goes After Crypto Miners Using Subsidized Electricity in Historic Town

A record high consumption of electricity blamed on illegal crypto farms in northwestern Georgia

Political Parties in Thailand Voice Opposition to Government Plan to Tax Crypto Gains

As Thailand prepares to impose a levy on crypto profits, parties on both sides

Iran to Permit Use of Cryptocurrencies in International Settlements, Reports Reveal

Authorities in Iran are preparing to allow the employment of cryptocurrencies for international settlements.

Kazakhstan Is Stabilizing, Government Claims as Crypto Miners Look to Future in Country

The situation across Kazakhstan, hit by anti-government protests in the first week of the

‘Making a Stronger Impact Artistically’ — An In-Depth Discussion About NFTs With System of a Down’s Serj Tankian

Last month, the lead vocalist of System of a Down, Serj Tankian, hosted an

Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown

Police in Kosovo seized another batch of over 200 mining devices as part of

Ruling Party Sources Deny Plan to Levy 40% Tax on Crypto Yields in Turkey

The government in Turkey does not intend to impose a 40-percent levy on crypto-related

Crypto Fear and Greed Index Score Hits 5 Month Low, Analyzed Sentiment Points to ‘Extreme Fear’

On January 8, 2022, the price of bitcoin dropped to $40,517 per unit just

Pakistanis Lose Millions to Crypto Scam, Pakistan Issues Notice to Binance

Investors from Pakistan have become victims of a massive fraud using cryptocurrency. The country’s

Cryptocurrency Worth $435 Million Seized by 12 UK Police Forces in Five Years

U.K. police have revealed how much cryptocurrency they have seized in the past five

Crypto Investors in Thailand to Pay 15% Capital Gains Tax, Report Unveils

Crypto-related profits, such as those resulting from the trading of digital currencies, will be

Kazakhstan Shuts Down Banks, Internet Amid Unrest That Threatens Bitcoin Mining, Hashrate

Measures imposed by authorities to quell mass protests in mining hotspot Kazakhstan are affecting

Canaan Expands Mining Operations in Kazakhstan Amid Power Deficit, Protests

Hardware manufacturer Canaan is expanding its crypto mining operations in Kazakhstan. The company is

Kosovo Halts Cryptocurrency Mining Amid Energy Crisis

The government of Kosovo has decided to suspend crypto mining activities in the country

Estonia Clarifies Upcoming Regulations, Will Not Ban Crypto Holding or Trading

The government of Estonia has approved legislation tailored to improve oversight of its crypto

Presidential Candidate in South Korea to Raise Funds in Cryptocurrency, Issue NFTs  

Lee Jae-myung, nominated by the ruling party in South Korea for the upcoming presidential

Power Outages in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Blamed on Home Miners

Russians mining cryptocurrency in their homes have been blamed for the problems with the

A Jacobin Podcast Review: Critiques on Crypto and Sterlin’s Response

The following opinion editorial is a Jacobin Podcast review written by the author Sterlin

Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Russian banking giant Sberbank has presented the country’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) giving investors

Ex-Head of Crypto Exchange Wex Released in Poland

Former chief executive of the Russian cryptocurrency exchange Wex, Dmitry Vasiliev, has been released