Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg 2014 Part 1

Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg 2014 Part 1

On December 4, 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia hosted a Bitcoin conference featuring several speakers who gave lectures on the business and regulatory implications of Bitcoin. This event was one out of several in a series of conferences across Russia organized by Bitcoin Conference Russia. Two other conferences have been planned by these organizers, and will take place in in Moscow, Russia and Kiev, Ukraine in 2015. Speakers at these conferences include Roger Ver, Max Krupyshev, and Ivan Tikhonov. Bitcoinist has received a report from one of the attendees of Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg.....


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