Category: Government






Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners


Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency MinersThe government of Kyrgyzstan has recently revised its electricity tariffs for various groups of consumers. Authorities in Bishkek have raised the rates at which crypto mining businesses buy power citing the energy-intensive nature of the coin minting process. Crypto Miners in Kyrgyzstan to Pay More for Electricity Companies operating crypto mining facilities in Kyrgyzstan will […]









Indonesia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Like China, Minister Says as Crypto Trade Soars


Indonesia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Like China, Minister Says as Crypto Trade SoarsAuthorities in Indonesia do not intend to follow China’s example of imposing an outright ban on cryptocurrencies, a government official said, noting the country will limit itself to ensuring they are not used in illegal activities. The statement comes after local crypto exchanges registered a serious increase in turnover this year. Indonesia to Tighten Regulations […]











Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy Document


Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy DocumentThe launch of a digital ruble will be among Russia’s key priorities of digitalization this decade, the country’s financial market development strategy has confirmed. The document claims the issuance of a digital national fiat will help the central bank to prevent Russians from using “money surrogates” as officials have previously called cryptocurrencies. Bank of Russia […]