The “anti-technology” bill could accelerate mining operators’ switch to renewable energy, experts say.
The central bank of Ukraine has introduced additional restrictions on international transactions that will prevent Ukrainians from buying crypto assets abroad with the national fiat. The measures are intended to reduce capital outflow amid an ongoing military conflict with Russia. Ukraine Citizens Not Allowed to Buy Crypto Abroad From Local Currency Accounts The National Bank […]
Authorities in Abkhazia have decided to maintain a ban on cryptocurrency mining in the territory. The partially recognized republic in the South Caucasus is restricting the energy-intensive extraction of digital currencies, citing problems with power supply. Bitcoin Mining Remains Prohibited in Abkhazia The government of Abkhazia, a breakaway republic in Georgia, has prolonged current restrictions […]
A high-ranking representative of the Ministry of Finance in Moscow sees no point in banning crypto mining in Russian households as it would be hard to restrict the activity. The top official also revealed that the department is currently finalizing regulations for the mining sector as part of efforts to legalize Russia’s crypto space. Russia […]
Privatbank, the largest commercial bank in Ukraine, has temporarily halted transfers in national currency to digital asset exchanges. The financial institution explained the move with restrictions imposed by the country’s central bank under the current martial law. Leading Bank in Ukraine Bans Clients From Sending Hryvnia to Crypto Trading Platforms Ukraine’s largest bank in terms […]
A text threatening to prohibit cryptocurrencies relying on energy-intensive proof-of-work mining has been deleted from the draft legislation aimed at regulating the European crypto space. The move comes after the controversial provision sparked objections from the crypto community. MiCA Proposal Drops Ban on Proof-of-Work Coins Wording that could have banned cryptocurrencies with proof-of-work (PoW) mining, […]
The research report blamed the increase of Bitcoin’s carbon footprint on the China mining ban and claimed Chinese miners were more renewable energy focused.
Russian Ministry of Finance has prepared and submitted a new bill to expand crypto regulations to the government. The law “On Digital Currency” aims to introduce rules for investment in cryptocurrencies while at the same time cementing a ban on their use in payments. Draft Law ‘On Digital Currency’ to Regulate Crypto Turnover in Russia […]
Governor György Matolcsy reciprocated the need for a crypto ban, currently imposed by China and proposed by Russia’s central bank.