Coindesk platform data indicated that the value of bitcoin rose during commercial deliberations by more than 5%, to reach $ 30,194 thousand, by five in the morning Moscow time.
By 5:22 am Moscow time, the rate of growth of the index accelerated and reached the level of $30,381 thousand (+7.30%).
The last time Bitcoin exceeded $30,000 was on June 10, 2022.
A few days ago, the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing experts from the largest operator of data processing centers, reported that Russia rose to second place in the world in terms of the volume of capacity involved in cryptocurrency mining (1 gigawatt).
The newspaper stated that the United States is still the leader in terms of digital currency mining capabilities, with a capacity of 3-4 gigawatts, while Russia has a capacity of 1 gigawatt.
The top ten includes the Gulf countries (700 MW), Canada (400 MW), Malaysia (300 MW), Argentina (135 MW), Iceland (120 MW), Paraguay (100-125 MW), Kazakhstan (100 MW) and Ireland (90 MW).
This article was originally published by RT.