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Russian State Duma Almost Unanimously Approves First Reading of Crypto Industry Bill

Russia’s parliament the State Duma approved the first reading of new laws regulating the crypto industry Tuesday, May 22. The laws define cryptocurrencies and tokens as property, and lay out specifications for interacting with crypto and blockchain-related technologies.   The bill, “On Digital Financial Assets,” which has been under consideration since last year with a final deadline due July 1, deals ...

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Russia’s Digital Economy Bill Supported by State Duma Committee in Move Towards Crypto Regulation

Russian State Duma’s Committee for Legislative Work will support the first reading of an initiative that will add the basic norms of digital economy to the Russian Federation Civil Code.  This is the latest step on the road to regulating cryptocurrency in the country, local news outlet Izvestia reports Wednesday, May 16. Pavel Krasheninnikov of political party United Russia and ...

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Russia: State Duma Considers Law ‘On Digital Financial… | News

A group of Russian deputies headed by Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, submitted a draft of federal law on cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) regulations to the State Duma, as reported in an official press release March 20. According to the press release, the documents “On Digital Financial Assets” and “On Alternative Methods ...

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