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Putin proposes a joint cybersecurity group with the US to investigate Russian election meddling – TechCrunch

Putin proposes a joint cybersecurity group with the US to investigate Russian election meddling – TechCrunch Over the course of Monday’s controversial Helsinki summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed an agenda that would ostensibly see the U.S. and Russia working side by side as allies. The two countries make stranger …

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Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch

Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch Just days before President Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Department of Justice has leveled new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee and the …

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The Russian Military Is Building a Blockchain Research Lab

The Russian Military Is Building a Blockchain Research Lab The Russian Ministry of Defense is launching a research lab to analyze how blockchain technology can be used to mitigate cybersecurity attacks, a local newspaper reported Friday. The nation’s military technology accelerator, referred to as the ERA, is launching a special …

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Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank

Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank Executives at Qiwi, one of the largest e-payment providers in Russia, are launching a crypto investment bank, called HASH, to advise investors and help domestic companies tokenize their assets once appropriate regulations are in place. The new enterprise is being launched …

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Managers at Payments Giant Qiwi Unveil Crypto Investment Bank

Managers at Payments Giant Qiwi Unveil Crypto Investment Bank Managers of Qiwi, one of the largest e-payment providers in Russia, are launching a crypto investment bank, called HASH, to advise investors and help Russian companies tokenize their assets once the appropriate regulation in Russia is in place. The team announced …

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Kaspersky pulls plug on Europol joint venture after EU parliament vote to ban its software – TechCrunch

Kaspersky pulls plug on Europol joint venture after EU parliament vote to ban its software – TechCrunch Fresh political woes for Russian security firm Kaspersky, which has reacted angrily to a vote in the European Union Parliament last week to ban its software — on the grounds that it has …

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Russia’s Largest Banks Are Piloting Bitcoin and Crypto Portfolios

Russia’s Largest Banks Are Piloting Bitcoin and Crypto Portfolios Two of Russia’s largest banks are piloting cryptocurrency portfolios for their private clients, the Kommersant newspaper reported Friday. Under the watch of the Bank of Russia, Sberbank and Alfa Bank will offer their clients shares in a special fund that will …

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