Tag Archives: Sochi

10Oct/17
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies

SOCHI, RUSSIA (OCTOBER 10, 2017) (RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday (October 10) crypto-currencies were risky and used for crime, as Russia’s central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and its rivals – a change of tone from a month-old promise to legalise the market. Continue reading

25Dec/16

Russian defence ministry says its plane with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea

Russian defence ministry spokesman says its plane en-route to Syria with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea off the Sochi coast.

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11Oct/15

Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix, Mercedes take constructors title

Hamilton wins after team mate Nico Rosberg’s car falters. Kimi Raikkonen receives penalty demotion, giving Mercedes their second successive constructors’ championship.

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