Russia Blocks 2 Crypto News Websites

Bitcoin.com | Oct 19, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  • Russian authorities have restricted access to a couple of cryptocurrency news outlets.
  • The formal reason in the case with Cointelegraph is a request from Russia’s Federal Tax Service filed on Dec. 25, 2017.
  • In March 2018, the Saint Petersburg City Court struck down a ban on 40 websites offering information and services related to cryptocurrencies, and in April, the Supreme Court overturned a decision to block the Bitcoininfo.ru portal.