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Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2017. Oct. 12. 13:00

Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Following the meeting with Vladimir Putin, Russian regulators announced that cryptocurrencies will officially be regulated in Russia. The central bank and the finance ministry will now work together to come up with one draft law to provide a basic regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, which is expected by the year’s end. Also read: Putin […]

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Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2017. Oct. 11. 08:00

Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss cryptocurrencies. It was attended by top regulators including the central bank governor, her deputy, and the finance minister. While Putin acknowledged the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, he stressed the importance to not “build up unnecessary barriers” for new technologies. Also […]

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Russian Finance Minister: 'No Point in Prohibiting' Cryptocurrencies

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 10:10

Russian Finance Minister: 'No Point in Prohibiting' Cryptocurrencies Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said his department will regulate the use of cryptocurrencies in the country by the end of 2017.