Tag: Russian Criminal Code

Amendments made in the Russian Criminal Code affect Bitcoin users in the region

The Russian Ministry of Finance has recently released a report, stating that money surrogates, which are technically cryptocurrencies, represent a threat to the country‚Äôs security and economy. In the light of these statements, a couple of amendments have been made to the Russian Criminal Code. According to these, those who operate with, mine and use digital currencies will face a penalty charge of up to 500,000 rubles (roughly $6390), alongside …
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