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Will Legalization of Bitcoin Ukraine & European Governments Trigger Price Increase?

Local Russian and Ukrainian sources including RIA Novosti have revealed that three major lawmakers within the Ukrainian parliament have disclosed a total holding of $45 million in bitcoin. The report of RIA Novosti came shortly after the announcement of the National Bank of Ukraine to fully regulate and legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Ukrainian regulators, […]

Moscow Exchange’s Central Depository Develops Prototype of a Native Digital Asset Wallet

The relationship between Russia and cryptocurrency has always been rather uneasy. The country has maintained an complicated relationship with cryptocurrency, ranging from almost embracing it to making it borderline illegal and all the way back to embracing it. The National  Settlement Depository  -which represents the largest exchange group in the country- is working on a blockchain […]