Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Russia officials will vote on cryptocurrency legalisation

Alexei Moiseev, Russian Deputy Finance Minister, told reporters that the Finance Ministry “supports the legalization of trade in cryptocurrencies on, Read more: www.newsweek.com

Alfa-Bank, HashCash unleash blockchain-powered payments

Russia’s largest commercial bank is making waves. Alfa-Bank has initiated a collaboration with HashCash, a private, permissionless, digital cash system, Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Gov’t workers exempt from declaring cryptocurrency gains

Russian government workers don’t have to declare cryptocurrency they receive, according to updated regulations from the Ministry o... Read more: cointelegraph.com

Tinkoff Bank first in the world to bring stories to app

Russia-based Tinkoff Bank says it has become “the first bank anywhere in the world to introduce a stories feature to its mobile app”, brining new content, Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Russian retailers suffer cash register outages

Russian retailers using internet-connected cash registers required by the government suffered outages, which impacted retail sales right before the holidays. Read more: www.pymnts.com

ID Finance raises $8.5m in bond issuance

ID Finance has secured the initial capital for its first step of its bond issuance programme, pulling in $8.5m. Read more: fintech.global

Russia’s biggest bank pilots money transfer on IBM blockchain

Sberbank has piloted the Russian banking industry’s first ever payment transaction over a blockchain.Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Merkata Smart POS nets funding from FinSight Ventures

Russia-based Merkata Smart POS has received an undisclosed investment from FinSight Ventures. Read more: fintech.global

Sberbank conducts payment transaction using IBM blockchain

Sberbank has organised the Russian banking industry’s first-ever pilot blockchain payment transaction. Read more: www.finextra.com

Bitcoin will “never” be legalized in Russia, claims minister

Russia’s minister for communications and mass media has opined that the country will never allow cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to be legalized. Read More: www.cryptocoinsnews.com