The Ministry of Finance did not rule out the possibility of legalizing the purchase / sale of cryptocurrencies in the Russian Federation
The main issue in the draft law on digital financial assets in the Russian Federation, which the yet requires a decision from legislators, lies in the range of permitted operations with cryptocurrencies. About it writes RNS citing a statement by Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev.
“In part cryptocurrencies last question that remained. Literally today at us there was a meeting, today I had meeting by this question. In fact, we now have a question in determining Togo, as far as cryptocurrency can be used, there is a range from ban until opportunities purchases as foreign currency. You can buy and sell, but you cannot pay, “he explained is he, adding, that the Central Bank and the FSB are also taking part in the discussion.
On Friday was the final version of the recommendations has been published for the regulation of the cryptocurrency industry by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), one of whose members is an Russia. In accordance with new regulations, inter alia exchanges cryptocurrencies must exchange information about the participants transactions during their implementation among themselves.