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Singapore’s Deputy PM: no compelling reason to ban Bitcoin
05 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Due to the regulative actions in the neighboring China, Singapore decided to clarify its position, although by some older statements one could already deduce that this small state is not going to prosecute Bitcoin-related activities
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Reports: People’s Bank of China forbids local companies engagement with cryptocurrency
21 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The Chinese central bank has never been a fan of cryptocurrencies and has a stable policy, which means only one thing: the crypto market in China will die unless they suddenly change their mind. Recent reports tell about yet another prohibitive measure
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IMF not thrilled about people borrowing money to buy cryptos
22 January 2018 21:00, UTC
European and Asian countries together with the United States will discuss joint cryptocurrency regulation on G20, and the International Monetary Fund representative decided to support the emerging trend of collaborative supervision, it seems
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South Korea seemingly calmed down with regulations after banning anonymous trades
23 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The latest measure of South Korean government corresponds with older reports - they decided to force cryptocurrency traders to identify themselves, which is much, much better than total prohibition initially offered by the Justice Minister (who might have accidentally dropped the whole market)
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SEC Chairman: lawyers not telling about “token equals security” principle are unacceptable
23 January 2018 21:00, UTC
While previous SEC’s claims on ICOs were mostly about scammers or unfair businessmen, this one is dedicated to those lawyers who instead of doing their actual work just serve as figures which provide additional credibility to projects
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New Russian draft law on cryptocurrencies allows coin trading after identification
24 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The new draft has been published on the official website of the Russian Finance Ministry, and there is a reason to believe it will be approved by the President
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New ICO draft bill in Russia, this time from Central Bank, tells who and who cannot lead ICOs
25 January 2018 21:00, UTC
Please do not confuse it with the latest bill proposed by the Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation, while this one mostly focused on initial coin offerings, the FinMin’s outlines more general principles
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Nigerian regulator compares Bitcoin to gambling
25 January 2018 21:00, UTC
African countries are especially interested in Bitcoin due to their fiat currencies’ poor state. The Central Bank of Nigeria decided to remind about volatility so that people were more careful
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Theresa May: we should be looking at cryptocurrencies very seriously
25 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The Prime Minister of Great Britain lets the press know what she thinks on digital currencies and their regulation. In short, she is skeptical about them and thinks they deserve attention
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AriseBank is a scam, court and business community confirm
29 January 2018 21:00, UTC
AriseBank expelled from Texas because this organization is not a bank at all, and such brend baiting is illegal according to local courts. Find out who led the project and his previous business history
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India to eliminate cryptocurrency payments - Finance Minister
31 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The government of India seems to have decided it will not welcome the use of cryptocurrencies within the country’s borders, reports one of the most respectable financial outlets. This decision has been confirmed by the Finance Minister of the country
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Medvedev: cryptocurrency must be regulated on the international level
01 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Russian Prime Minister talks about the joint regulation of digital currencies on the international scale, both within the framework of the EAEC and beyond. Previously there has been no EAEC-based cryptocurrency initiatives or even mentionings of them by the officials
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Bitcoin and Ethereum fall amidst the words of South Korean justice minister
10 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The regulative actions and statements in one of the biggest cryptocurrency markets affect the world price and community of Bitcoin: some, however, believe Bitcoin simply needed a reason to fall, and this is only a justification of what was about to happen anyway
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Russia to develop amendments which prevent tax evasion through crypto
10 January 2018 21:00, UTC
A set of amendments to existing laws is planned to develop during this year so that citizens did not evade taxes through cryptocurrency — efficiency of such amendments is in question, as nobody has seen them yet. Read more recent news from Russia below
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Putin: cryptocurrency is backed by nothing
10 January 2018 21:00, UTC
Vladimir Putin commented on the possible emergence of cryptocurrency legislation in Russia. The head of state also said that digital money carries a high risk
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South Korea is not banning crypto trading, government notes huge community reaction
11 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The initial messages on South Korea banning crypto trading have proven to be false, and exactly as Bitnewstoday suspected, officials’ opinions do not equal full-fledged laws. The local channels cite the government which is shocked by huge number of requests to sack the Justice Minister
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Chinese miners start to consider moving to other countries
11 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The government of China is not thrilled with digital financial technologies to such extent that it starts to pressure Bitcoin miners, and in response to this business threat, they start to consider moving operations to Canada and Switzerland
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US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Bitcoin is not a Swiss bank account
14 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The head of the United States Ministry of Finance called Treasury (just like the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs is called the State Department) warns against complete trust in Bitcoin as an asset, tells investors might get hurt and tells there is no risk Russia will avoid sanctions through “virtual” currencies
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UK banks do not want to provide mortgages for Bitcoin investors
14 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The banks of the United Kingdom are suspicious towards the origin of money coming out of Bitcoin and do not want to give mortgages for cryptocurrency investors to get homes



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