Anatoly Aksakov

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New Russian Law Bans Bitcoin Payments for Goods and Services

New Russian Law Bans Bitcoin Payments for Goods and ServicesRussian lawmakers have passed a bill that gives legal status to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin – but bans them from being used to pay for goods and services. Legislators approved the Digital Financial Assets (DFA) bill on July 22 after its third and final reading. It had already won backing from senior lawmkers like Anatoly […]

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Russia Shelves Plans to Criminalize Bitcoin Transactions – For Now

Russia has dropped plans to criminalize bitcoin transactions – for now, according to local media reports. The Digital Financial Assets Bill (DFA), due to be read for the second time in the Russian parliament – or State Duma – on July 21, has removed references to administrative and criminal liability for dealing in bitcoin (BTC). […]

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