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Opposed to Bitcoin Payments, Bank of Russia Says State Should Not Stimulate Spread of Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are anonymous and the government shouldn’t encourage their spread, the head of Bank

India Considers Allowing Only Preapproved Cryptocurrencies — Crypto Regulation Expected by Year-End: Report

India is reportedly considering allowing only preapproved cryptocurrencies to be listed and traded on

Kyrgyzstan Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Farm With 2,500 Mining Rigs

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have uncovered and shut down a large crypto mining farm in

Iran Blockchain Association Offers Help With Crypto Regulations, Says Regulators Are Not Qualified

The leading crypto industry association in Iran has slammed authorities for their passive stance

Colombian Government Might Take Unused Funds From Bank Accounts Inactive for a Year

The budget law for the next year, which was recently approved by the Colombian

BNY Mellon Urges Ireland to Adopt Crypto Rules Before EU Regulations, Report Reveals

As authorities in the EU are still discussing union-wide cryptocurrency regulations, a major U.S.

Pakistan Government Not Against Crypto Investments, High Court Calls for Regulations

The executive power will not oppose cryptocurrency investments, a high-ranking government official has told

Sri Lanka’s E-commerce Platform Kapruka to Introduce Crypto Payments

Sri Lanka’s leading online retailer, Kapruka, has unveiled plans to introduce support for cryptocurrency

Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

The government of Kyrgyzstan has recently revised its electricity tariffs for various groups of

Indonesia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Like China, Minister Says as Crypto Trade Soars

Authorities in Indonesia do not intend to follow China’s example of imposing an outright

Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy Document

The launch of a digital ruble will be among Russia’s key priorities of digitalization

Poll: 3 Out of 4 Russian Investors Would Rather Buy Cryptocurrency Than Gold or Fiat

An overwhelming majority of Russian investors view cryptocurrencies as a more attractive investment proposition

Central Bank of Iran Should Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Securities Watchdog Says

With bitcoin mining being a regulated activity in Iran, the head of the country’s

Satoshi Versus the ‘Infrastructure Bill’ — Political Permission Not Required

When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin white paper in October 2008, it likely wasn’t

Abkhazia Shuts Down 2 Crypto Farms, Seizes Mining Hardware

Authorities in Abkhazia have closed down two crypto mining farms that have been illegally

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024

Government and business representatives have produced a roadmap to transform Ukraine into a leader

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in October

The Turkish government has prepared a bill designed to implement new regulations for the

Tehran Government Bans Iran Blockchain Association

The Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Republic has suspended the Iran Blockchain Association

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts

South Korean Financial Supervisory Service Tasked With Crypto Market Oversight

The Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea will lead government efforts to oversee the

Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio Warns Crypto’s Success Could Bring Tough Regulation

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio has warned that cryptocurrency’s biggest risk is its own

Vietnam Plans to Regulate Digital Currencies After Commissioning a Crypto Research Group

Vietnam is treading waters into the cryptocurrency industry, as the government recently commissioned a