Russia Sets Two Government Agencies To Educate Citizens on Cryptocurrency

Announcements, Blockchain, News | October 31, 2017 By:

Two consumer agencies designed to educate citizens on the intricacies of cryptocurrency are reportedly set to be created in Vladivostok, Russia. The move follows Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent mandate on cryptocurrency regulations, which are set to be finalized in July of 2018.

The new government agencies will be the Crypto-Advisory and Crypto-Detective agencies,


Putin Gives Russia Five-Point Plan For Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Issues

Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | October 26, 2017 By:

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has made five Presidential orders concerning cryptocurrency, including one that would require miners to register with the state.

Putin’s orders come as Russia apparently has set its course on cryptocurrency after months of bickering and seemingly contradictory positions.  His orders appear to set a deadline of next July for Russia to define how cryptocurrency fits into the existing financial order.