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Third-Largest Russian Oil Firm to Launch Crypto Mining Operations Through New Partnership

The third-largest oil producer in Russia, Gazpromneft, has partnered with Switzerland-based Bitcoin ($BTC) mining firm BitRiver to use excess resources to mine the flagship cryptocurrency. According to a memorandum from the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Gazpromneft will provide BitRiver energy to data centers the latter sets up, which will either be at new oil […]