Category: russian

Russian Court Confirms Arrest Warrants For 3 Finiko Founders

Tatarstan’s highest court has rejected appeals against arrest warrants issued for three co-founders of the notorious Finiko crypto pyramid. The…

Ex-Head оf Wex Crypto Exchange Reportedly Arrested In Poland, Faces Extradition To Kazakhstan

Dmitry Vasiliev, former chief executive of Russian cryptocurrency exchange Wex, has been detained in Warsaw, the Polish press reported. Vasiliev…

Bank Of Russia To ‘Slow Down’ Payments To Crypto Exchanges, Curb Russians’ Impulsive Investments

Central Bank of Russia is now working with commercial banks in order to delay payments made to digital asset exchanges.…

Crypto Mining Should Be Registered And Taxed In Russia, Financial Market Committee Chair Says

Cryptocurrency mining should be registered as entrepreneurial activity and taxed as such, according to Anatoly Aksakov, chairman of Russia’s parliamentary…

Top Finiko Crypto Pyramid Executive Arrested In Russia’s Tatarstan

A high-ranking representative of Russia’s notorious Finiko Ponzi scheme has been arrested in Tatarstan. Ilgiz Shakirov, a businessman from Kazan,…

Russia Not Ready For Bitcoin As Legal Tender, Putin’s Spokesman Peskov Says

Russia has no reason to recognize bitcoin, President Putin’s press secretary has noted after El Salvador became the first country…

Russia’s Roskomnadzor Watchdog Blocks 6 VPN Providers

Russian communications watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has restricted another six VPN providers. The agency says the platforms have facilitated access to information…