Vinnik agreed to extradition to Russia

According to Timofey Musatov, lawyer of Alexandr Vinnik, he is agreed to extradition to Russia
20 September 2017   609

Russian Alexander Vinnik, that was detained in Greece, agreed to extradite to Russia. This was stated by the lawyer of the defendant Timofey Musatov in the commentary to RT.

Today Alexander Vinnik was taken from prison to the prosecutor of the city of Thessaloniki, who acquainted him with the requirement of extraditing him to the Russian Federation for the crimes committed there. Alexander Vinnik agreed with this request, replied that he voluntarily wants to be extradited to Russia.

Timofey Musatov

As became known earlier, Russia sent a request for the extradition of Vinnik. Vinnik's extraditions are also being sought by the United States. 

The US authorities brought him official charges, including in the laundering of the cryptocurrency and the creation of a platform for illegal monetary transactions.

Vinnik was accused of laundering up to $ 4 billion with the help of a crypto exchange. Additionally, a group of enthusiasts connected Vinnik with Mt.Gox.


Swansea Hosts Blockchain and Distributed Energy Conference

The BEW'18, which will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, UK, is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain
19 February 2018   243

The Blockchain Energy Wales'18 Conference will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, United Kingdom.

The conference will introduce Klenergy and their Pylon Network, which is a decentralised energy exchange platform powered by renewable energy. The BEW'18 is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain, distributed energy, peer2peer and smart technology.

BEW conference location swanseaBEW'18 Exact Location

Location: TechHub Swansea, 221 Stryd Fawr, Swansea SA1 1NW, UK
Time: from 9AM to 1.30PM

The headline speakers include Paul Harwood, Basicincome supporter and advocate, and David Clubb, director of RUKCymru and head of digital RenewableUK.

The agenda of the conference is as follows: Blockchain technology and its application in the energy sector, future of blockchain wallet systems, buildings as power stations, building the open-source co-operation protocol for the energy sector, and more.