” 3 questions to ” Hugo Estecahandy on the suggested ban on cryptocurrencies in Russia
3 February 2022
As part of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Observatory, Hugo Estecahandy, PhD GEODE answered the following “three questions” related to crypto-currency mining in Russia:
- Russian authorities are considering regulating or even banning crypto-currencies. Concretely, what practices are targeted?
- Who is at the helm of this issue? What are the stakes for the Russian authorities?
- How can these regulations impact the “mining” sector in Russia and the physical infrastructure set up for this purpose, particularly in Siberia?
See also Hugo Estecahandy’s article “Cryptocurrency mining industries in Russia” published in the Annual Report of the Franco-Russian Observatory “Russia 2021”.