Bill Regulating Crypto Mining Submitted to Russian Parliament

A draft law tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining has been filed with the lower house of Russian parliament, the State Duma. The legislation provides a legal definition for the extraction of digital currencies and envisages the establishment of a register for miners. Russian Lawmakers to Review Legislation Enforcing Rules for Crypto Mining Sector The draft […]

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Draft Rules Regulating Aspects of Crypto Taxation Submitted to Russian Parliament

A bill updating Russia’s tax law to incorporate provisions pertaining to cryptocurrencies has been filed with the State Duma, the lower house of parliament. The legislation is tailored to regulate the taxation of sales and profits in the country’s market for digital assets. Russian Deputies to Review Law on Crypto-Related Taxation The federal government of […]

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Russia Proceeds With Efforts to Legalize Crypto Amid Sanctions Over Ukraine

Authorities in Russia are continuing their work to establish a comprehensive legal framework for crypto transactions. The efforts, which started before the military invasion of Ukraine, go on amid warnings that Moscow may use cryptocurrencies to evade expanding financial sanctions. Expert Council Meets in Russia to Discuss Law ‘On Digital Currency’ Attempts to legalize and […]

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Russia Adopts Regulation Allowing Impart to Purchase Unlawful Funds, Digital Sources From Officers

The State Duma of Russia, the lower house of parliament, has passed a law permitting law enforcement authorities to seek confiscation of illegally obtained funds from government officials, including cryptocurrency. The state may attempt to seize the assets through court if they exceed the officials’ income. New Law Allows Russia to Prosecute Officials With Illegal […]

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Ukrainian Parliament Adopts Amended Virtual Sources Law

Ukrainian lawmakers have approved an updated version of legislation tailored to regulate the country’s crypto economy. The bill, which was first passed last year, was later returned to the legislature by President Volodymyr Zelensky who requested some changes. Majority of Ukrainian Deputies Back Law ‘On Virtual Assets’ Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has adopted new legislation […]

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Russian Regulators Gather Frequent Ground — Bitcoin Can’t Be Outdated for Payments

Russian authorities are yet to reach full consensus on the future of cryptocurrencies but government institutions are on the same side of the fence in their intention to ban bitcoin payments. Other operations with digital assets are to be legalized and regulated, representatives of Russian business have revealed. Russian Central Bank, Finance Ministry Agree to […]

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