russia bitcoin regulation

Russia Plans to Legitimize Bitcoin by 2018, Says Country’s Deputy Finance Minister
April 11th, 2017

The country’s Deputy Finance Minister unveiled that bitcoin may soon become a legal payment method, only a year after the Russian authorities threatened cryptocurrency users with jail time.

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Comment Sparks Speculation He Supports Bitcoin
July 15th, 2015

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the potential use of digital currency in Russia during his speech at a domestic TV channel.

Russian Central Bank Gathering Information About Digital Currencies
July 3rd, 2014

The Russian central bank said it’s ready to legalize the bitcoin and digital currencies.