Category: piiranguid

Sales of Hardware Crypto Wallets Decline in Russia With Easing Currency Restrictions

Interest in hardware wallets allowing cold storage of cryptocurrencies is decreasing among Russian users after this years surge that followed the invasion of Ukraine. The sale volumes for these devices have almost halved, according to a report quoting leading marketplaces. Russians’......

Russia Can’t Do Without Cross-Border Crypto Payments, Consensus Reached

Key government institutions have agreed that Russia needs to legalize crypto payments for international settlements. The proposal has been gaining support in the past few months since Moscows decision to invade Ukraine was met with wave after wave of Western sanctions.......

Venemaa Pank leevendab dollari ja euro sularaha ostmise piiranguid

The Central Bank of Russia has relaxed some limitations for Russian banks selling U.S. dollars and euros to the public. The increased supply of foreign cash may affect the crypto market in the country as currency restrictions have been a driver......

Israel Prohibits Cash Deals for Amounts Starting as Low as $1,700

New legislation introducing tighter restrictions on payments with large sums of cash will enter into force in Israel on Monday. The goal, as stated by the countrys tax authority, is to improve the fight against organized crime, money laundering, and tax......

Credit Cards Should Not Be Used for Crypto Transactions, Taiwan’s Financial Watchdog Says

The financial regulator of Taiwan has asked local banks not to allow the use of cards for payments in transactions involving cryptocurrencies, teatas kohalik meedia. The authority says these assets are risky while associated cash flows are hard to monitor. Taiwanese......

Rootsi vajab energiat kasulikumate asjade jaoks kui Bitcoini kaevandamine, Energiaminister ütleb

Concerned about projected increase in electricity demand, the government in Sweden may turn its back on crypto mining, riik’s energy minister has indicated. Swedish bitcoin minting industry, a leader in Europe, is likely to soon lose the preferential treatment it......

Iraan sulgeb rekordiliselt suure energianõudluse tõttu krüptokaevandusfarmid

Iraani võimud kavatsevad litsentsitud krüptokaevandusrajatised vooluvõrgust lahti ühendada, kuna elektritarbimine riigis on jõudmas rekordkõrgusele. Kaevandusfarmid lõigatakse võrgust ära kolmapäeval, the Islamic Republics Ministry of Energy announced. Legal Crypto......

Russian Crypto Mining Giant Bitriver Considers Challenging US Sanctions

Venemaa’s Bitriver, one of the largest operators of crypto mining data centers, may take legal action against the U.S. over the decision to place it under sanctions. The company insists it does not help the Russian government to circumvent international restrictions.......

Leading Eastern European Exchange Exmo Sells Business in Russia, Belarus

Exmo, a U.K.-based crypto exchange with extensive presence in Eastern Europe, is pulling out of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The trading platform, Exmo.com, says its making the move to avoid jeopardizing its expansion in other regions by operating in high-risk markets......

Republic of Ireland to Prohibit Political Cryptocurrency Donations

The government of Ireland is preparing to ban political parties from accepting campaign donations in cryptocurrency. The move aims to block the perceived threat of Russian interference in the European nations elections against the backdrop of a clash between the West......