Crypto Exchange Platform Planned By Belarus’ Largest Bank

News | January 29, 2019 By:

Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, is considering launching a crypto exchange platform in the country.

Local news agency BelTA reported that Viktor Ananich, the Chairman of the Board of Belarusbank, told the Belarus 1 TV channel that digitalization will be one of the areas of focus for the bank this year and that efforts are now being made to explore the possibility of setting up a cryptocurrency exchange platform.


Belarus Encourages Korean Investors Interested In Blockchain

Blockchain, News | September 7, 2018 By:

Andrei Dapkiunas, the deputy foreign minister of Belarus, recently said that his country is open to South Korean investors interested in blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and other “fourth industrial revolution” technologies.

During a visit to Seoul, South Korea to promote bilateral relations, Dapkiunas said that Belarus has developed “groundbreaking state legislation” in the IT sector,


Unified Crypto Regulation Proposed By Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

News, Regulation | February 5, 2018 By:

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that cryptocurrency regulation should be common across the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The EAEU’s members are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.

Speaking at the Digital Agenda in the Era of Globalization forum in Kazakhstan, Medvedev urged that “We should not be focused only on national policy … Let us pay serious attention to it as our economies are far too closely linked.


Cryptocurrency Course Offered By Belarusian National Tech University

Announcements, Blockchain, Education | December 27, 2017 By:

The Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) has announced a diploma course in cryptocurrencies. The announcement came after Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree which creates a legal framework for cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICO), and smart contracts.

The one-year and eight-month long program will cover operations with cryptocurrencies,


Cryptocurrencies and ICOs Expected To Be Legalized By Belarus

ICO News, News, Regulation | November 27, 2017 By:

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to sign a draft decree on the Belarusian High-Tech Park which would legalize cryptocurrencies in-country.

The decree was prepared this summer to facilitate the inflow of international investments into the High-Tech Park (HTP), the only place in the country where enterprises and investors receive tax benefits,