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

Vladimir Putin Instructs Government to Prepare Legislation on ICO and Cryptocurrencies by July 2018
October 25th, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin obliged Russian government and the Bank of Russia to prepare legislation on ICO and cryptocurrencies by July 2018.

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.

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.