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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.

Crypto Ban Proposed by Bank of Russia Met With Opposition in Parliament, Government
Crypto Ban Proposed by Bank of Russia Met With Opposition in Parliament, Government
No Developed Nation Bans Cryptocurrencies, Telegram Founder Pavel Durov Warns Russia
No Developed Nation Bans Cryptocurrencies, Telegram Founder Pavel Durov Warns Russia
Decommissioned Power Plant in Armenia to Host Crypto Mining Farms
Decommissioned Power Plant in Armenia to Host Crypto Mining Farms
Russia May Allow Crypto Mining and Gold-Backed Stablecoins, Lawmaker Says
Russia May Allow Crypto Mining and Gold-Backed Stablecoins, Lawmaker Says
Russian Banks Begin Testing Digital Ruble Payments
Russian Banks Begin Testing Digital Ruble Payments
Iran to Pilot ‘National Cryptocurrency,’ Considers Blockchain Tech for Stock Market
Iran to Pilot ‘National Cryptocurrency,’ Considers Blockchain Tech for Stock Market
Bank of Russia to Monitor Banks’ Dealings With Crypto Exchangers
Bank of Russia to Monitor Banks’ Dealings With Crypto Exchangers
Bank of Russia Proposes Wide Ban on Cryptocurrency Use, Trade, Mining
Bank of Russia Proposes Wide Ban on Cryptocurrency Use, Trade, Mining
Regulator Reiterates Call for EU Ban on Proof-of-Work Mining
Regulator Reiterates Call for EU Ban on Proof-of-Work Mining
Main Opposition Candidate for President of South Korea Pledges Support for Crypto Tax Exemptions
Main Opposition Candidate for President of South Korea Pledges Support for Crypto Tax Exemptions
Crypto Miner Convicted in Russia for Allegedly Stealing Power to Mint Digital Coins
Crypto Miner Convicted in Russia for Allegedly Stealing Power to Mint Digital Coins
Financial Market Committee Chair Aksakov Joins Calls for Identification of Russian Crypto Owners
Financial Market Committee Chair Aksakov Joins Calls for Identification of Russian Crypto Owners
Euro Inflation Hits Record Highs, ECB Not in Rush to Raise Interest Rates
Euro Inflation Hits Record Highs, ECB Not in Rush to Raise Interest Rates
Gift to Pope Francis Sold as NFT Raises $80,000 for Afghanistan
Gift to Pope Francis Sold as NFT Raises $80,000 for Afghanistan
Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 Members
Russia Busts Revil Ransomware Group on US Request, Arrests 14 Members
Head of Investigative Committee Calls for Mandatory Identification of Cryptocurrency Users in Russia
Head of Investigative Committee Calls for Mandatory Identification of Cryptocurrency Users in Russia
Swiss National Bank Trials CBDC in Transactions With Five Banks
Swiss National Bank Trials CBDC in Transactions With Five Banks
Russia’s Tinkoff Bank Enters Crypto Space Through Swiss Company Acquisition
Russia’s Tinkoff Bank Enters Crypto Space Through Swiss Company Acquisition
Russia’s National Finance Association Calls for Legalization of Crypto Investments
Russia’s National Finance Association Calls for Legalization of Crypto Investments
Georgia Goes After Crypto Miners Using Subsidized Electricity in Historic Town
Georgia Goes After Crypto Miners Using Subsidized Electricity in Historic Town
Political Parties in Thailand Voice Opposition to Government Plan to Tax Crypto Gains
Political Parties in Thailand Voice Opposition to Government Plan to Tax Crypto Gains
Digital Yuan Wallet Ranks Among Most Downloaded Apps in China
Digital Yuan Wallet Ranks Among Most Downloaded Apps in China
Iran to Permit Use of Cryptocurrencies in International Settlements, Reports Reveal
Iran to Permit Use of Cryptocurrencies in International Settlements, Reports Reveal
Kazakhstan Is Stabilizing, Government Claims as Crypto Miners Look to Future in Country
Kazakhstan Is Stabilizing, Government Claims as Crypto Miners Look to Future in Country
Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown
Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown
Ruling Party Sources Deny Plan to Levy 40% Tax on Crypto Yields in Turkey
Ruling Party Sources Deny Plan to Levy 40% Tax on Crypto Yields in Turkey
Pakistanis Lose Millions to Crypto Scam, Pakistan Issues Notice to Binance
Pakistanis Lose Millions to Crypto Scam, Pakistan Issues Notice to Binance
Crypto Investors in Thailand to Pay 15% Capital Gains Tax, Report Unveils
Crypto Investors in Thailand to Pay 15% Capital Gains Tax, Report Unveils
Kazakhstan Shuts Down Banks, Internet Amid Unrest That Threatens Bitcoin Mining, Hashrate
Kazakhstan Shuts Down Banks, Internet Amid Unrest That Threatens Bitcoin Mining, Hashrate
Europe's Securities Watchdog Seeks Feedback on Regulations Ahead of DLT Pilot
Europe's Securities Watchdog Seeks Feedback on Regulations Ahead of DLT Pilot
Canaan Expands Mining Operations in Kazakhstan Amid Power Deficit, Protests
Canaan Expands Mining Operations in Kazakhstan Amid Power Deficit, Protests
Kosovo Halts Cryptocurrency Mining Amid Energy Crisis
Kosovo Halts Cryptocurrency Mining Amid Energy Crisis
Estonia Clarifies Upcoming Regulations, Will Not Ban Crypto Holding or Trading
Estonia Clarifies Upcoming Regulations, Will Not Ban Crypto Holding or Trading
Presidential Candidate in South Korea to Raise Funds in Cryptocurrency, Issue NFTs  
Presidential Candidate in South Korea to Raise Funds in Cryptocurrency, Issue NFTs  
Power Outages in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Blamed on Home Miners
Power Outages in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Blamed on Home Miners
Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia
Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia
Ex-Head of Crypto Exchange Wex Released in Poland
Ex-Head of Crypto Exchange Wex Released in Poland
Kazakhstan Mulls Nuclear Power to Deal With Electricity Shortages Blamed on Crypto Miners
Kazakhstan Mulls Nuclear Power to Deal With Electricity Shortages Blamed on Crypto Miners
Pakistan Freezes Over 1,000 Accounts and Cards Used For Crypto Trading
Pakistan Freezes Over 1,000 Accounts and Cards Used For Crypto Trading
Iran Allows Renewable Power Plants to Supply Crypto Miners With Electricity
Iran Allows Renewable Power Plants to Supply Crypto Miners With Electricity
Over 20,000 Bitcoin ATMs Installed in a Year
Over 20,000 Bitcoin ATMs Installed in a Year
Power Deficit Forces Crypto Miners to Leave Kazakhstan
Power Deficit Forces Crypto Miners to Leave Kazakhstan
Bank of Russia to Collect Data on Crypto-Related Transactions Between Individuals
Bank of Russia to Collect Data on Crypto-Related Transactions Between Individuals
Bank of Russia Wants to Restrict Crypto Investments by Blocking Card Payments, Report Reveals
Bank of Russia Wants to Restrict Crypto Investments by Blocking Card Payments, Report Reveals
Iran Orders Crypto Miners to Halt Operations to Prevent Winter Blackouts
Iran Orders Crypto Miners to Halt Operations to Prevent Winter Blackouts
Serbia Reviews License Applications From 3 Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Serbia Reviews License Applications From 3 Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Russian Government Allows Regions to Raise Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners
Russian Government Allows Regions to Raise Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners
Working Group Meets to Prepare Regulations for Cryptocurrencies in Russia
Working Group Meets to Prepare Regulations for Cryptocurrencies in Russia
Pakistanis Own $20 Billion in Crypto, Report Reveals
Pakistanis Own $20 Billion in Crypto, Report Reveals
Dubai to Create Crypto Zone, Binance Joins Effort
Dubai to Create Crypto Zone, Binance Joins Effort