Russian Lawyers Claim 200,000 BTC Lost in Mt. Gox Can Be Recovered

A Russian law firm proposes legal action in Russia that it claims will return 200,000 BTC from Mt. Gox bankruptcy fiasco Source link

Russia’s Largest Bank Buys $15 Million in Debt Using Hyperledger Blockchain

Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, bought about $15 million worth of accounts receivable from commodity giant Trafigura using a Hyperledger blockchain. Source link

Alfa-Bank Launches Bank-as-a-Service Platform on Waves Blockchain

Alfa-Bank and X5 Retail Group partnered to launch a blockchain liquidity management service in Russia Source link

New Study Reveals Countries With Most Registered Crypto Exchanges

The largest number of registered digital currency exchanges are located in the U.K., the U.S., Hong Kong and Singapore, per a recent report Source link

China and Russia Hungry for Hard Assets, Could Bitcoin Benefit?

Central banks hoarding gold is thought to be accounting for a lot of the buying pressure sending the price of the precious metal upwards recently. Such a hunger for hard assets may one day see banks stock piling Bitcoin as part of their de-dollarisation efforts. Central banks in both Russia and China have been identified […]

Bitcoin Mining Farms Are Flourishing on the Ruins of Soviet Industry in Siberia

Favorable energy prices and a naturally cold climate are turning Siberia into an international hub for bitcoin miners. Source link

Crypto Advertisement Still Unwelcome, How Is the Industry Coping?

Why Google, Facebook and Twitter hold on to bans on crypto advertising, but the severity of it could be changing now Source link

Bitcoin Miners Are Heating Homes Free of Charge in Frigid Siberia

Hotmine makes a bitcoin mining rig that doubles as a home heating appliance. It’s targeting places where winter is brutally cold. Source link

ICO Rating Settles With SEC Over Alleged Anti-Touting Violations

The U.S. SEC reaches a $268,998 settlement with ICO Rating over alleged violations of anti-touting provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 Source link

Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

A blockchain system that will soon be used to allow Moscow residents to vote in elections is currently easy to hack, according to a researcher. Source link