russia bitcoin legalization

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 Finance Minister Says the Draft Law to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Will be Ready by the End of 2017
September 11th, 2017

Russian finance ministry and the central bank are reportedly planning to legalize the use of the digital currency in Russia by the end of the year.

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.