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Lubomir Tassev

Lubomir Tassev is a journalist from tech-savvy Eastern Europe who likes Hitchens’s quote: “Being a writer is what I am, rather than what I do.” Besides crypto, blockchain and fintech, international politics and economics are two other sources of inspiration.

Dozen Crypto Companies Await Portugal License Despite Bank Account Closures
Dozen Crypto Companies Await Portugal License Despite Bank Account Closures
Nepal Prepares to Issue Digital Currency, Drafts Necessary Amendments
Nepal Prepares to Issue Digital Currency, Drafts Necessary Amendments
Police in Kazakhstan Arrest Gang Forcing IT Specialists to Run Crypto Farms
Police in Kazakhstan Arrest Gang Forcing IT Specialists to Run Crypto Farms
Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik in US Custody After Immediate Extradition From Greece
Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik in US Custody After Immediate Extradition From Greece
Kosovo Renews Crypto Mining Ban Amid Rising Energy Prices
Kosovo Renews Crypto Mining Ban Amid Rising Energy Prices
Portuguese Banks Close Accounts of Crypto Exchanges, Media Reveals
Portuguese Banks Close Accounts of Crypto Exchanges, Media Reveals
CBDC Could Be ‘Holy Grail’ of Cross-Border Payments, ECB Says, Sees Bitcoin as Less Credible
CBDC Could Be ‘Holy Grail’ of Cross-Border Payments, ECB Says, Sees Bitcoin as Less Credible
Europe’s Securities Regulator ESMA Seeks to Obtain Crypto Transaction Data
Europe’s Securities Regulator ESMA Seeks to Obtain Crypto Transaction Data
Tax Agency Vows to Go Hard After Koreans Using Crypto to Evade Levies
Tax Agency Vows to Go Hard After Koreans Using Crypto to Evade Levies
Singapore High Court Grants Crypto Lender Vauld Temporary Protection From Creditors
Singapore High Court Grants Crypto Lender Vauld Temporary Protection From Creditors
Vinnik to Be ‘Hostage’ in US Amid Russia’s War in Ukraine, Greek Lawyer Says
Vinnik to Be ‘Hostage’ in US Amid Russia’s War in Ukraine, Greek Lawyer Says
Crypto Downturn Floods Market With Rolex and Patek Watches, Trading Platform Says
Crypto Downturn Floods Market With Rolex and Patek Watches, Trading Platform Says
Israel Prohibits Cash Deals for Amounts Starting as Low as $1,700
Israel Prohibits Cash Deals for Amounts Starting as Low as $1,700
Binance to Sell NFT Tickets for Major Italian Soccer Club Lazio
Binance to Sell NFT Tickets for Major Italian Soccer Club Lazio
ECB Economists Suggest Limiting Access to Digital Euro to Protect Banks
ECB Economists Suggest Limiting Access to Digital Euro to Protect Banks
Greek Police Scramble to Catch Onecoin’s ‘Cryptoqueen’ Ruja Ignatova, Local Media Reports
Greek Police Scramble to Catch Onecoin’s ‘Cryptoqueen’ Ruja Ignatova, Local Media Reports
Iran Amends Regulations to Ease Crypto Miners’ Access to Renewable Energy
Iran Amends Regulations to Ease Crypto Miners’ Access to Renewable Energy
European Banking Authority Concerned About Hiring Talent to Oversee Crypto Space
European Banking Authority Concerned About Hiring Talent to Oversee Crypto Space
Moscow, Karelia, Irkutsk — Study Lists Most Popular Crypto Mining Destinations in Russia
Moscow, Karelia, Irkutsk — Study Lists Most Popular Crypto Mining Destinations in Russia
Russia Gears Up to Regulate NFTs Through Legislative Amendments
Russia Gears Up to Regulate NFTs Through Legislative Amendments
Latvian Artist Threatened With Prison for Money Laundering Through NFTs
Latvian Artist Threatened With Prison for Money Laundering Through NFTs
Credit Cards Should Not Be Used for Crypto Transactions, Taiwan’s Financial Watchdog Says
Credit Cards Should Not Be Used for Crypto Transactions, Taiwan’s Financial Watchdog Says
Ukraine’s New Fiat Restrictions to Boost Popularity of Crypto, Industry Says
Ukraine’s New Fiat Restrictions to Boost Popularity of Crypto, Industry Says
Russia’s Media Censor Roskomnadzor Unblocks Tor Project’s Website
Russia’s Media Censor Roskomnadzor Unblocks Tor Project’s Website
US Withdraws Request to Extradite BTC-e’s Vinnik From France, Lawyer Sees ‘Deceitful Maneuver’
US Withdraws Request to Extradite BTC-e’s Vinnik From France, Lawyer Sees ‘Deceitful Maneuver’
Bank Indonesia Prepares to Issue Digital Rupiah as Legal Tender for Digital Payments
Bank Indonesia Prepares to Issue Digital Rupiah as Legal Tender for Digital Payments
Chinese Tech Giant Tencent to Shut Down NFT Platform Amid Trading Restrictions
Chinese Tech Giant Tencent to Shut Down NFT Platform Amid Trading Restrictions
Thailand’s Oldest Lender Delays Bitkub Exchange Acquisition Amid Tighter Crypto Rules
Thailand’s Oldest Lender Delays Bitkub Exchange Acquisition Amid Tighter Crypto Rules
Masked Men Rob Large Crypto Mining Farm Near Moscow
Masked Men Rob Large Crypto Mining Farm Near Moscow
Trade Republic, Crypto.com Register as Cryptocurrency Operators in Italy
Trade Republic, Crypto.com Register as Cryptocurrency Operators in Italy
Security Service of Ukraine Shuts Down Crypto Mining Farm Near Front Line in Kharkiv
Security Service of Ukraine Shuts Down Crypto Mining Farm Near Front Line in Kharkiv
Digital Token Issued In Russia to Facilitate Investments in Palladium
Digital Token Issued In Russia to Facilitate Investments in Palladium
Sweden Needs Power for More Useful Things Than Bitcoin Mining, Energy Minister Says
Sweden Needs Power for More Useful Things Than Bitcoin Mining, Energy Minister Says
Over Half of This Year’s Financial Pyramids in Russia Involved Crypto, Bank of Russia Finds
Over Half of This Year’s Financial Pyramids in Russia Involved Crypto, Bank of Russia Finds
Vietnam’s Blockchain Industry Faces Shortage of Talent
Vietnam’s Blockchain Industry Faces Shortage of Talent
ECB’s Lagarde, Panetta See Digital Euro as More Efficient Payment Means Than Crypto
ECB’s Lagarde, Panetta See Digital Euro as More Efficient Payment Means Than Crypto
Putin Signs Law Prohibiting Payments With Digital Assets in Russia
Putin Signs Law Prohibiting Payments With Digital Assets in Russia
Russia Considers Jail Time for People Helping Crypto Scammers Launder Proceeds
Russia Considers Jail Time for People Helping Crypto Scammers Launder Proceeds
ECB Calls for Urgent Regulation of Stablecoins and Defi, Won’t Rule Out Bitcoin Mining Ban
ECB Calls for Urgent Regulation of Stablecoins and Defi, Won’t Rule Out Bitcoin Mining Ban
Bank of Russia Says Stablecoins Are Not Suitable for Settlements
Bank of Russia Says Stablecoins Are Not Suitable for Settlements
Russian Blockchain Alternative to SWIFT to Prevent Disconnection of Nations, Banks
Russian Blockchain Alternative to SWIFT to Prevent Disconnection of Nations, Banks
Kazakhstan President Signs Law Increasing Tax Burden for Crypto Miners
Kazakhstan President Signs Law Increasing Tax Burden for Crypto Miners
Hong Kong to Introduce Licensing for Crypto Platforms Through AML Law
Hong Kong to Introduce Licensing for Crypto Platforms Through AML Law
Crypto Payments Are Acceptable in Foreign Trade, Russia’s Financial Watchdog Says
Crypto Payments Are Acceptable in Foreign Trade, Russia’s Financial Watchdog Says
Iranian Power Utility Tavanir Vows Severe Measures Against Unlicensed Crypto Miners
Iranian Power Utility Tavanir Vows Severe Measures Against Unlicensed Crypto Miners
Russia’s Finance Ministry Supports Circulation of Stablecoins in Country
Russia’s Finance Ministry Supports Circulation of Stablecoins in Country
US Asks Japan to Pressure Crypto Exchanges, Miners Working With Russia, Report Unveils
US Asks Japan to Pressure Crypto Exchanges, Miners Working With Russia, Report Unveils
Proposal to Set Up Russian Crypto Exchange Circulated in Moscow
Proposal to Set Up Russian Crypto Exchange Circulated in Moscow
Russian State Duma Adopts Law Banning Payments With Digital Financial Assets
Russian State Duma Adopts Law Banning Payments With Digital Financial Assets
Roskomnadzor Media Watchdog Unblocks Leading Russian Crypto News Outlet
Roskomnadzor Media Watchdog Unblocks Leading Russian Crypto News Outlet