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.

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.

Moscow to Develop a Blockchain System for Transparent City Services

Russia's capital is seeking a contractor to build an ethereum-based system to host some of the city's administrative services.

Blockchain Ticketing Platform From Top Russian Airline Took $1 Million in July

Russia's second largest airline is touting the benefits of blockchain after a ticketing platform it developed raked in over $1 million in a month.

FaceApp Thrusts User Privacy into Spotlight amid Russian Ties

The “FaceApp” craze, in which users can use an application to see what they will look like when they are elderly, is experiencing a second wave of popularity. Yet privacy experts point out that FaceApp may just make it that much easier for your privacy...

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the...

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the...

Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra After All, Hints Full Crypto Regulation

According to local reports, Russia will not go out of its way to ban Libra, a crypto asset created by the Libra Association, an international consortium started by Facebook. Alexei Moisseev, the deputy finance minister of Russia, told publications that...

Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra Currency, Deputy Finance Minister Says

The Russian Ministry of Finance will not issue special regulations for Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency, an official said.

Russia May Allow Crypto Trading in Upcoming Legislation: Official

As Russia's cryptocurrency bill inches towards being finalized, a government official has suggested that trading might be allowed.