LocalBitcoins Volumes Soar to All-Time High in Ukraine

Over the past week, the volume of bitcoin transactions on LocalBitcoins in Ukraine has reached its all-time high peaking at 2,283,083 hryvnias (almost $87,000.)

Roskomsvoboda to Challenge Bitcoin Sites Ban

The Center for Protection of Digital Rights has proceeded with bitcoininfo.ru and localbitcoins.com cases. The Center’s lawyers have filed appeals at the Leningrad Oblast Court challenging the rulings that violate substantive and procedural laws. The sites in questions had been banned in Russia this September. Timeweb.com, the hosting provider for bitcoininfo.ru, has blocked access to […]

LocalBitcoins Ban in Russia Brings Record Demand

According to the analytical service CoinDance, LocalBitcoins trading volumes in Russia have hit record highs.