Official: Russia to Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill Next Week

Official: Russia to Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill Next Week

New cryptocurrency laws are expected to be introduced for official consideration to the Russia’s national legislature on Dec. 28, according to a senior government official. Russian media sources RIA and TASS cited comments from lawmaker Anatoly Aksakov, who chairs the State Duma’s financial markets committee, that the new rules – which will reportedly formalize rules around the creation and exchange of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin – are likely to be cleared by early next year. "I expect that the adoption of the draft law on [cryptocurrencies] will be in March… The problem is that we already have a lot of […]