Bitcoin price breaks new record: $4600

Bitcoin cryptocurrency price breaks new record reaching $4600 mark
29 August 2017   1944

It goes without saying that Bitcoin cryptocurrency is now trading at its highest level ever. Thus, some experts predict that it would even reach $20,000 within three years. 

Despite the fact that now the price is not that high, it is still quite impressive. Thus, on Tuesday, August 29th, the Bitcoin price skyrocketed confidently breaking the mark of $4,600 on a number of the cryptocurrency exchanges.

Bitcoin price chart Bitcoin price chart

At the time of writing, the Bitcoin rate on Bitstamp reached $4,649, and up to $4,643 on Bitfinex.

It's also worth mentioning, that there has been a significant price surge recently for plenty other cryptocurrencies, such as EthereumRipple’s XRP and Monero.

Vinnik Extradtion to France to be Supported by SCoG

Alexander is holding the hunger strike for 24 days and lost around 9 kilos
19 December 2018   22

Following the trial court of the city of Thessaloniki, the Greek Areopagus decided to extradite Alexander Vinnik, suspected of laundering $ 4 billion through the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange, to France. Thus, the appeal of Russian lawyers was rejected, reports TASS referring to the chairman of the court Angelique Aliferopoul.

After the announcement of the verdict, Alexander Vinnik declared that he would continue the hunger strike against the arbitrary rule of the Greek authorities, which began in mid-November.

I have been starving for 24 days. Yesterday I was weighed; according to the documents, I lost 8 kg. But they did not immediately begin to weigh me, only on the third day. So I lost 9 kg. If I'll be extradited to Moscow, I will stop starving.

Alexander Vinnik


Alexander Vinnik was detained in Greece at the request of the American authorities on July 25, 2017. In June 2018, Vinnik was arrested in absentia in Russia on charges of cyber fraud on a large scale.

At the moment, there have been several court decisions on the extradition of Vinnik - at the request of the United States, at the request of France and two decisions at the request of Russia. The final decision on the case will take the Minister of Justice of Greece.