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US hits Russia with new sanctions on August 22

Russia-US confrontation is extending to the economic and trade field as Washington is poised to hit Moscow new and powerful sanctions on August 22nd.

Hackers steal ₽339.5 million from Russian banks

Unidentified hackers stole 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday.

Russian central bank to block websites offering cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Russian Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said on Tuesday.

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