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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.

Ukrainian Police Bust Crypto Call Centers Defrauding Investors Across Europe
Ukrainian Police Bust Crypto Call Centers Defrauding Investors Across Europe
Russian PM Says Digital Assets Are 'Safe Alternative' in Foreign Trade, Urges for Ruble Payments
Russian PM Says Digital Assets Are 'Safe Alternative' in Foreign Trade, Urges for Ruble Payments
Crypto Farms Mining at Russian Oil Fields Reach 85 MW of Capacity, Analysts Say
Crypto Farms Mining at Russian Oil Fields Reach 85 MW of Capacity, Analysts Say
Fugitive Founder of Turkish Crypto Exchange Thodex Arrested in Albania
Fugitive Founder of Turkish Crypto Exchange Thodex Arrested in Albania
Russian Crypto Scammers Go Offline, Open Offices, Central Bank Worried About Trend
Russian Crypto Scammers Go Offline, Open Offices, Central Bank Worried About Trend
Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash
Bank of Russia Eases Restrictions on Purchases of Dollar and Euro Cash
Latvian Extradited to US for Wire Fraud Involving Crypto Investments
Latvian Extradited to US for Wire Fraud Involving Crypto Investments
Singapore Seeks Detailed Information From Crypto Firms Ahead of New Regulations, Report Unveils
Singapore Seeks Detailed Information From Crypto Firms Ahead of New Regulations, Report Unveils
Afghanistan Closes Down 16 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Arrests Operators
Afghanistan Closes Down 16 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Arrests Operators
While Almost 80% of Russians Know Crypto, Only 6% Understand It Well, Survey Finds
While Almost 80% of Russians Know Crypto, Only 6% Understand It Well, Survey Finds
China Introduces Digital Yuan Payments in Ningbo Subway, Guangzhou Buses
China Introduces Digital Yuan Payments in Ningbo Subway, Guangzhou Buses
Sanctions, Disagreements Hamper Regulation of Crypto Mining in Russia, Experts Say
Sanctions, Disagreements Hamper Regulation of Crypto Mining in Russia, Experts Say
Crypto Miners in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Fined Almost $1.7 Million This Year
Crypto Miners in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Fined Almost $1.7 Million This Year
Ukraine Blocks Crypto Wallet Used to Raise Funds for Russian Forces
Ukraine Blocks Crypto Wallet Used to Raise Funds for Russian Forces
Australia to Stocktake Crypto Holdings Ahead of Regulation
Australia to Stocktake Crypto Holdings Ahead of Regulation
Russian Caught Mining Crypto in Covid-19 Clinic
Russian Caught Mining Crypto in Covid-19 Clinic
Moscow Exchange Prepares to List Digital Financial Assets by Year End
Moscow Exchange Prepares to List Digital Financial Assets by Year End
Leading Japanese Online Broker SBI to Pull Out of Russia’s Crypto Mining Sector
Leading Japanese Online Broker SBI to Pull Out of Russia’s Crypto Mining Sector
Whitepay Introduces Crypto Payments to Ukraine’s Tech Stores
Whitepay Introduces Crypto Payments to Ukraine’s Tech Stores
Russian Accused of Laundering Cryptocurrency From Ransomware Attacks Extradited to US
Russian Accused of Laundering Cryptocurrency From Ransomware Attacks Extradited to US
Electricity Consumption of Russian Crypto Miners Spikes 20 Times in 5 Years, Research Finds
Electricity Consumption of Russian Crypto Miners Spikes 20 Times in 5 Years, Research Finds
British Fintech Revolut Granted Crypto License in Cyprus
British Fintech Revolut Granted Crypto License in Cyprus
Israel Arrests 3 in Crypto Scheme to Launder Millions Stolen From France
Israel Arrests 3 in Crypto Scheme to Launder Millions Stolen From France
Binance Obtains In-principle Approval to Operate With Cryptocurrencies in Kazakhstan
Binance Obtains In-principle Approval to Operate With Cryptocurrencies in Kazakhstan
Leading European Tire Retreader Vaculug to Accept Crypto Payments
Leading European Tire Retreader Vaculug to Accept Crypto Payments
EU Parliament’s Rapporteur on MiCA Crypto Law Stefan Berger Sells Pair of Slides as NFT
EU Parliament’s Rapporteur on MiCA Crypto Law Stefan Berger Sells Pair of Slides as NFT
Bank of Russia Aims for Full Launch of Digital Ruble in 2024
Bank of Russia Aims for Full Launch of Digital Ruble in 2024
Crypto Exchange BTC-e Operator Vinnik Reportedly Denied Bail in US, Maintains Innocence
Crypto Exchange BTC-e Operator Vinnik Reportedly Denied Bail in US, Maintains Innocence
Crypto Trading, Investing Illegal in Iran, Central Bank Governor Reiterates
Crypto Trading, Investing Illegal in Iran, Central Bank Governor Reiterates
Philippines’ Unionbank to Support Cryptocurrency Exchange via Mobile App
Philippines’ Unionbank to Support Cryptocurrency Exchange via Mobile App
Popularity of Crypto Investments Makes Case for Regulations, Australian Securities Watchdog Says
Popularity of Crypto Investments Makes Case for Regulations, Australian Securities Watchdog Says
Uzbekistan Moves to Block Foreign Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Uzbekistan Moves to Block Foreign Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Belarus Issues International Arrest Warrant for Owner of Country’s ‘Largest Crypto Exchanger’
Belarus Issues International Arrest Warrant for Owner of Country’s ‘Largest Crypto Exchanger’
German Crypto Exchange Nuri Files for Insolvency
German Crypto Exchange Nuri Files for Insolvency
Reserve Bank of Australia to Pilot Digital Currency, Explore Use Cases
Reserve Bank of Australia to Pilot Digital Currency, Explore Use Cases
Kazakhstan Investigates Crypto Mining Hotel Allegedly Operating as Ponzi Scheme
Kazakhstan Investigates Crypto Mining Hotel Allegedly Operating as Ponzi Scheme
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