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Russian Presidential Adviser Says Using Bitcoin is a Crime in Russia

German Klimenko, who was appointed as Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation by an executive order signed by Vladimir Putin on the 4th of January, has made it clear that accepting bitcoin payment within Russian is considered a crime. Klimenko‚Äôs statements – which were made in a interview with Lenta.ru, a news site based in Russia – suggested that the introduction of non-national currencies will inevitably undermine the …
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