Anna Baydakova

Anna Baydakova

Anna writes about blockchain projects and regulation with a special focus on Eastern Europe and Russia. She is especially excited about stories on privacy, cybercrime, sanctions policies and censorship resistance of decentralized technologies. She graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University and the Higher School of Economics in Russia and got her Master's degree at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. She joined CoinDesk after years of writing for various Russian media, including the leading political outlet Novaya Gazeta. Anna owns BTC and an NFT of sentimental value.

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MiCA at the Door: How European Crypto Firms Are Getting Ready for Sweeping Legislation
Adapting how crypto exchanges operate under the new regulation won’t be easy, but it might make it easier for them to get bank accounts in Europe.
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Ransomware Variants Are on the Rise but Overall Gains Decline: Chainalysis
Victims appear to have become less willing to pay, according to a new report.
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Los pagos por secuestros de datos disminuyeron en 2022, según Crystal Blockchain
Las víctimas de ataques por secuestro de datos, también conocido como ransomware, pagaron en criptomonedas a los hackers 4,5 veces menos en 2022 que en 2021, según un nuevo informe.
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Ransomware Payouts Declined in 2022: Crystal Blockchain
Victims of ransomware attacks paid hackers 4.5 times less in crypto in 2022 than in 2021, according to a new report.
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Wanted Russian Parliament Member May Own a Crypto Broker in Moscow: Report
Local media connected Andrei Lugovoi, a Russian politician wanted for serious crimes in the U.K., to a cash-based OTC in Moscow.
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Crypto 2023: It's Sanctions Season
With state governments increasing financial sanctions in 2022, crypto services might become as cautious about "risky" users as banks have been traditionally, says Anna Baydakova.
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Detienen en los Emiratos Árabes Unidos al líder de un presunto esquema Ponzi ruso
Con el arresto de Edvard Sabirov, solo queda en libertad uno de los cuatro líderes conocidos del fondo Finiko.
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Leader of Suspected Russian Ponzi Scheme Is Arrested in UAE: Report
Edvard Sabirov's arrest leaves just one of the four known leaders of the Finiko fund at large.
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Guns, Ammo and Crypto: How A Ukraine Minister May Have Forever Altered Wars
The government of Ukraine has raised an unprecedented $178 million in crypto for its defense. That’s why Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
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Ukrainian Government Puts Binance Payment Service Integration on Hold
The move has upset local crypto exchanges and entrepreneurs, who have shown their displeasure by blocking BNB trades on their platforms.
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