Russian authorities won't prosecute for using and mining bitcoins

posted almost 6 years ago
Russian authorities abandoned the idea to prosecute and penalize for mining and using bitcoins. According to news agency "Interfax", this information was confirmed by a source close to the governmental structures.

According to this source, the Ministry of Justice and the General Prosecutor’s Office resolved that there were no grounds for criminalizing usage of bitcoins. At a meeting held during this week, representatives from the Central Bank, the Ministry of Finance, and the government’s central office agreed with the conclusion.
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