Fear of Russian Ban Caused Bitcoin Moscow Conference Cancellation

Fear of Russian Ban Caused Bitcoin Moscow Conference Cancellation

The Bitcoin Moscow Conference, originally planned for 23rd March, was postponed indefinitely last month. Though recent reports suggest Russia is still evaluating how to regulate bitcoin, fears that the country has enacted a bitcoin ban caused the event's ultimate delay. Nikita Andriyanov, one of the conference organisers, told CoinDesk: "[A] huge part of sponsors, partners and speakers refused to participate, referring to [the] situation in Russia with bitcoin and even with Crimea." But, organisers remain positive about the future, and are waiting for the situation to turn around. In....


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