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Bitcoin value rises over $1bn

Bitcoin is up nearly $100 in the past week, hitting levels not seen since mid-March after Japan legalized the cryptocurrency as a payment method. Read more: www.cnbc.com

Finvale scoops up $500,000 for trader tools marketplace

Russian FinTech marketplace for traders Finvale has picked up $500,000 in funding. Softline Seed Fund led the round with Da Vinci Capital also participating. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Russia set to legalize bitcoin by 2018, track every transaction

The Finance Minister of Russia has revealed state interest in tracking every cryptocurrency transaction ‘just like with bank operations.' Read more: bitcoinist.com

Kreditech Russia achieves microfinance company (MFC) status

Kreditech Group’s subsidiary "Kreditech Rus" has received the status of a Microfinance Company (MFC) on March 27, 2017 from the Central Bank of Russia. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

ZrCoin crowdfunds first commodities option on blockchain

A new initiative will hold an ICO for the production of an industrial material using green technologies. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Blockchain will be commercial in 2019, says Russia’s largest bank

Chief executive of Sberbank, Herman Gref, says the commercial applications of blockchain technology in Russia will take shape two years from now. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Russian banks co-operate on FinTech accelerator

Four Russian banks are working in collaboration with MasterCard and Accenture to run a FinTech lab and accelerator to engage with local startups. Read more: www.finextra.com

Sberbank launches machine learning-based assistant

Russia's Sberbank has introduced an online personal assistant that uses machine learning to provide customers with useful advice. Read more: www.finextra.com

Yandex puts Apple Pay online

Online stores and other merchants, which accept payments via Yandex.Checkout, Russia’s leading payment service provider, can now offer Apple Pay. Read more: www.finextra.com

Blockhain could regulate Russia’s national payment system

Russia’s AFI released a “roadmap” for improving the regulation of the National Payment System that includes using blockchain technology. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

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