Unified Crypto Regulation Proposed By Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev

News, Regulation | February 5, 2018 By:

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that cryptocurrency regulation should be common across the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The EAEU’s members are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.

Speaking at the Digital Agenda in the Era of Globalization forum in Kazakhstan, Medvedev urged that “We should not be focused only on national policy … Let us pay serious attention to it as our economies are far too closely linked.

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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.

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