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Blockchain

Facial Recognition Tech May Be Being Used Against Russian Protestors

As massive protests sweep across the nation, activists fear Russia has been deploying facial recognition technology to clamp down on dissent.  Following nationwide protest rallies on Jan. 31, several people reported on social media they were detained by the police after subway and street surveillance cameras recognized them as protesters. Countries all over the world […]Read More

Market

Russian Court Takes Crypto Exchange Binance off Website Blacklist

Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has persuaded a Russian court take its website off a regulator’s blacklist. The site has been blocked since June, when a court in the Arkhangelsk region ruled in favor of local prosecutors, saying the company was helping distribute information about bitcoin and that the cryptocurrency is unregulated. […]Read More

Regulation

Why the Russian Prime Minister wants to “protect” Bitcoin and

Russia has enjoyed an on-and-off relationship with cryptocurrencies, with ever-changing regulations and official perceptions fluctuating between periods of yes crypto and no crypto. But a recent speech by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin put some light on the why behind the shaky policies. Protect Bitcoin users As per a transcript, the official said that Bitcoin […]Read More