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Lubomir Tassev

Lubomir Tassev is a journalist from tech-savvy Eastern Europe who likes Hitchens’s quote: “Being a writer is what I am, rather than what I do.” Besides crypto, blockchain and fintech, international politics and economics are two other sources of inspiration.

Iran Aims to Roll Out Pilot Version of Crypto Rial Within 2 Months
Iran Aims to Roll Out Pilot Version of Crypto Rial Within 2 Months
Bank of Russia Accelerates Schedule for Digital Ruble Project
Bank of Russia Accelerates Schedule for Digital Ruble Project
Hardware Worth $1.9 Million Stolen in Russia’s Crypto Mining Capital
Hardware Worth $1.9 Million Stolen in Russia’s Crypto Mining Capital
Albania to Start Taxing Crypto-Related Income From 2023
Albania to Start Taxing Crypto-Related Income From 2023
Bill Imposing Fines for Illegal Issuance and Exchange of Digital Assets Proposed in Russia
Bill Imposing Fines for Illegal Issuance and Exchange of Digital Assets Proposed in Russia
Swiss Regulator Urges Financial Watchdogs to Protect Crypto Investors
Swiss Regulator Urges Financial Watchdogs to Protect Crypto Investors
Russia to Trial Digital Ruble Settlements for Real Estate Deals
Russia to Trial Digital Ruble Settlements for Real Estate Deals
Wechat to Prohibit Accounts From Providing Some NFT and Crypto Services
Wechat to Prohibit Accounts From Providing Some NFT and Crypto Services
Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale
Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale
Iran to Shut Down Crypto Mining Farms Amid Record High Power Demand
Iran to Shut Down Crypto Mining Farms Amid Record High Power Demand
Russian Finance Ministry Rules Out Sale of Oil for Bitcoin
Russian Finance Ministry Rules Out Sale of Oil for Bitcoin
Sberbank to Conduct First Digital Asset Transaction on Own Platform
Sberbank to Conduct First Digital Asset Transaction on Own Platform
Ukraine Joins European Blockchain Partnership as Observer
Ukraine Joins European Blockchain Partnership as Observer
Bitriver to Mine Crypto Using Excess Gas From Gazprom Neft’s Oil Extraction
Bitriver to Mine Crypto Using Excess Gas From Gazprom Neft’s Oil Extraction
Belgian Banking Group KBC Creates Blockchain-Based Coin
Belgian Banking Group KBC Creates Blockchain-Based Coin
ECB Considers Capping Digital Euro in Circulation at 4,000 per Capita, Panetta Reveals
ECB Considers Capping Digital Euro in Circulation at 4,000 per Capita, Panetta Reveals
Kazakhstan Allows Registered Crypto Exchanges to Open Accounts at Local Banks
Kazakhstan Allows Registered Crypto Exchanges to Open Accounts at Local Banks
Crypto Payments Possible if They Don’t Penetrate Russia’s Financial System, Central Bank Says
Crypto Payments Possible if They Don’t Penetrate Russia’s Financial System, Central Bank Says
Bank of Kyrgyzstan Issues Warning About Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Payments
Bank of Kyrgyzstan Issues Warning About Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Payments
Russia Developing Sandbox for Cross-border Crypto Payments
Russia Developing Sandbox for Cross-border Crypto Payments
Nearly 70,000 Issued Binance Refugee Crypto Card for Ukrainians
Nearly 70,000 Issued Binance Refugee Crypto Card for Ukrainians
South Korean Government Calls for Voluntary Regulations From Crypto Industry
South Korean Government Calls for Voluntary Regulations From Crypto Industry
Russian Parliament to Review Bill Prohibiting Crypto Payments
Russian Parliament to Review Bill Prohibiting Crypto Payments
EU Nears Agreement on Crypto Regulations, Report Reveals
EU Nears Agreement on Crypto Regulations, Report Reveals
Crypto-Related Lawsuits Rising in Russia, Criminal Cases Increase by 40%
Crypto-Related Lawsuits Rising in Russia, Criminal Cases Increase by 40%
Lithuanian Government Approves Stricter Crypto Regulations
Lithuanian Government Approves Stricter Crypto Regulations
Russia’s Industrial Giant Rostec Announces Blockchain-Based Alternative to SWIFT
Russia’s Industrial Giant Rostec Announces Blockchain-Based Alternative to SWIFT
Japan Adopts Legislation Establishing Legal Framework for Stablecoins
Japan Adopts Legislation Establishing Legal Framework for Stablecoins
Central Bank of Armenia Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrencies
Central Bank of Armenia Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrencies
Anonymous Hacks Major Belarusian Government Websites
Anonymous Hacks Major Belarusian Government Websites
Tough Crypto Law Expected in Russia Despite Central Bank’s Softer Stance on Crypto Payments
Tough Crypto Law Expected in Russia Despite Central Bank’s Softer Stance on Crypto Payments
Alleged Hydra Administrator Refuses to Provide Access to His Crypto Wallet, Report Claims
Alleged Hydra Administrator Refuses to Provide Access to His Crypto Wallet, Report Claims
Kazakhstan Makes $1.5 Million From Crypto Mining Sector in Q1
Kazakhstan Makes $1.5 Million From Crypto Mining Sector in Q1
Former CEO of Crypto Exchange Wex Dmitry Vasiliev Reportedly Detained in Croatia
Former CEO of Crypto Exchange Wex Dmitry Vasiliev Reportedly Detained in Croatia
Provision Allowing Cryptocurrency Payments in Foreign Trade Added to Russian Bill
Provision Allowing Cryptocurrency Payments in Foreign Trade Added to Russian Bill
Belarus Has Seized Millions of Dollars in Crypto, Chief Investigator Claims
Belarus Has Seized Millions of Dollars in Crypto, Chief Investigator Claims
Bank of Russia Steps Up Efforts to Issue Digital Ruble Due to Sanctions
Bank of Russia Steps Up Efforts to Issue Digital Ruble Due to Sanctions
Crypto Miners Account for Over 2% of Electricity Consumption in Russia, Estimate Suggests
Crypto Miners Account for Over 2% of Electricity Consumption in Russia, Estimate Suggests
Russia Considers Using Cryptocurrencies for International Settlements
Russia Considers Using Cryptocurrencies for International Settlements
Bulgarian Crypto Trader Disappears Under Mysterious Circumstances
Bulgarian Crypto Trader Disappears Under Mysterious Circumstances
Binance to Advise Kazakhstan on Crypto Regulations
Binance to Advise Kazakhstan on Crypto Regulations
Portuguese Parliament Rejects Crypto Tax Proposals During Budget Debate
Portuguese Parliament Rejects Crypto Tax Proposals During Budget Debate
No Tax Amnesty for Russian Crypto Miners as Lawmakers Withdraw Proposal
No Tax Amnesty for Russian Crypto Miners as Lawmakers Withdraw Proposal
Thailand Exempts Crypto Transfers From VAT Until End of 2023
Thailand Exempts Crypto Transfers From VAT Until End of 2023
ECB Survey Finds 10% of Eurozone Households Own Crypto Assets
ECB Survey Finds 10% of Eurozone Households Own Crypto Assets
Russian Court Recognizes Cryptocurrency as Means of Payment, Prosecutors See Precedent
Russian Court Recognizes Cryptocurrency as Means of Payment, Prosecutors See Precedent
Swiss Watchmaker TAG Heuer Now Accepts Cryptocurrency in US
Swiss Watchmaker TAG Heuer Now Accepts Cryptocurrency in US
Russian Appellate Court Cancels Decision to Block Tor Project’s Website
Russian Appellate Court Cancels Decision to Block Tor Project’s Website
Crypto Mining Farm Uncovered in Russia’s Oldest Prison
Crypto Mining Farm Uncovered in Russia’s Oldest Prison
Draft Law About NFTs Submitted to Russian Parliament
Draft Law About NFTs Submitted to Russian Parliament