Russian President Vladimir Putin asks the country's central bank and its Finance Ministry to talk over cryptocurrency regulation and come to an agreement as soon as possible, Bloomberg reports. The nation's advantages in the sector, particularly in mining include its electric energy surplus and educated specialists, Putin tells the government before a meeting. Cryptocurrencies are mostly trading higher. Bitcoin (BTC-USD) rises 3.6% to ~$37.9K; ether (ETH-USD) gains 7.9% to $2.61K; solana (SOL-USD) +6.9%; Cardano (ADA-USD) +7.5%. Earlier, Shibnobi (SHINJA-USD) tokens jump 45% ahead of debut on five crypto platforms.