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The smuggling of mining equipment in Ukraine

Ukraine: German citizen was detained on the Ukrainian-Polish border. He tried to remove computing machines Antminer Z9 mini from the country. The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reports that 28 sets of equipment were found in a car that crossed the border by the so called ‘green passage’, it is a line of the simplified customs clearance. 45-year-old German was carrying Antminer Z9 minis, which are used for Bitcoin mining. The cost of the whole batch of miners was more than $46,000. The equipment was confiscated by the employees of the customs and border services.

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France introduces regulation of ICO

Paris, France: France, separate from the EU, will regulate ICO-projects in its country. The Minister of Economy and Finance of France, Bruno Le Maire, said that the rules have already been approved at the legislative level and they will affect the activities of ICO projects. At the same time, the conduct of ICO in France is not prohibited, however, blockchain start-ups for attracting funds  will need to receive a permission from the country’s financial authorities. For the ICO, companies will provide detailed information about their activities, which should help potential investors not to get on scammers and not lose their

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