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Elvira Nabiullina, Russia central bank chief. (Anton Veselov/Shutterstock)
Bank of Russia Proceeds With Digital Ruble, Renews Push for Crypto Ban
Three Russian banks are piloting the CBDC, while the Bank of Russia is suggesting a new, harsher bill to ban cryptocurrencies in Russia.
Elvira Nabiullina, Russia central bank chief. (Anton Veselov/Shutterstock)

Elvira Nabiullina, Bank of Russia chief. (BoR Press conference screenshot)
Russian Central Bank, Government No Closer to Crypto Compromise: Report
The government and central bank decided instead to formalize their disagreements.
Elvira Nabiullina, Bank of Russia chief. (BoR Press conference screenshot)

Vladimir Putin (Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)
Vladimir Putin Offers Hope for Crypto in Face of Central Bank Call for Ban
Crypto's risk must be offset against the country's "competitive advantages" when it comes to mining, Russia's leader said.
Vladimir Putin (Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)

Russia's Ministry of Finance building. (Shutterstock)
Russia's Finance Ministry Opposes Central Bank Call for Crypto Ban
The ministry believes Russia needs regulation, not a blanket ban, an official said.
Russia's Ministry of Finance building. (Shutterstock)

Bank of Russia's Elizaveta Danilova (Bank of Russia webcast)
Bank of Russia Calls for Full Ban on Crypto
Russia's central bank suggests making crypto trading, mining and usage illegal. Owning crypto would be allowed.
Bank of Russia's Elizaveta Danilova (Bank of Russia webcast)

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Binance Taps Former Government Officials for Russia, Ukraine Posts
Ex-Bank of Russia executive Olga Goncharova will head government relations in Russia, and Kyrylo Khomiakov from Ukraine’s Agency for Infrastructure Projects will lead the office there.
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Russian Central Bank Seeks Ban on Crypto Investment: Report
The central bank is looking at a complete ban on future crypto investments in the country.
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Bank of Russia Bars Mutual Funds From Investing in Crypto
In a new directive, the regulator prohibited Russian mutual funds from directly or indirectly investing in crypto assets.
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Russians Conduct $5B Worth of Crypto Transactions a Year, Central Bank Says
The regulator said it is worried people will start putting their savings into stablecoins.
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Elvira Nabiullina, Bank of Russia chief (CoinDesk archives)
Bank of Russia Sees Digital Ruble as a Key Project
The Russian central bank’s deputy chairwoman sees no obstacles to the launch of a CBDC.
Elvira Nabiullina, Bank of Russia chief (CoinDesk archives)