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Russia May Allow Crypto Trading in Upcoming Legislation: Official

| Daniel Palmer

As Russia's cryptocurrency bill inches towards being finalized, a government official has suggested that trading might be allowed.

Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra Currency, Deputy Finance Minister Says

| Anna Baydakova

The Russian Ministry of Finance will not issue special regulations for Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency, an official said.

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

| Daniel Palmer

The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Putin: Russia Should Explore Blockchain to Avoid Finance ‘Limitations’

| Anna Baydakova

Russian president Vladimir Putin is still skeptical about cryptocurrencies, he said Thursday.

Russian Institutions to Trial Central Bank ICO Platform

| Wolfie Zhao

Two financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform set up by the Bank of Russia that aims to make ICOs more transparent and secure.

Report: Russia’s Gazprombank to Test Cryptocurrency Service

| Nikhilesh De

Russia's state-owned Gazprombank is reportedly looking into facilitating cryptocurrency transactions through a Swiss subsidiary.

Russia Eyes Summer Deadline for New Cryptocurrency Laws

| Wolfie Zhao

Russia is reportedly hoping to pass long-discussed new cryptocurrency legislation by July 1, a report suggests.

Putin: Crypto Oversight Legislation Will Be Needed

| Nikhilesh De

Russian president Vladimir Putin believes that legislation laying out rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector will be needed in the future.

Bitcoin ATM Installations Draw Warning from Russian Prosecutors

| Stan Higgins

Prosecutors in the Russian state of Tatarstan have issued a warning to a local businessman about two bitcoin ATMs.

Russia’s Central Bank Backs Move to Block Bitcoin Websites

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

An official from Russia's central bank has said his institution will back efforts to block access to websites selling cryptocurrencies in the country.