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Russian Parliament Adopts Tax Rules for Digital Assets

Russian Parliament Adopts Tax Rules for Digital Assets

Russian lawmakers have approved amendments regulating the taxation of transactions with digital assets. The legislation concerns business operations with cryptocurrencies and tokens. In some cases, the burden for Russian companies will be reduced as compared to foreign entities. Russian Duma Passes Law to Tax Crypto Transactions A bill amending the Tax Code of the Russian […]

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Russian Parliament to Review Bill Prohibiting Crypto Payments

Russian Parliament to Review Bill Prohibiting Crypto Payments

Legislation making it illegal to pay with cryptocurrencies has been filed with the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament. The sponsors of the bill want to task crypto platforms to prevent transactions that could facilitate payments with digital assets. Draft Law Banning Use of Cryptocurrency for Payments Submitted to Russian Parliament Russian lawmakers […]

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Tough Crypto Law Expected in Russia Despite Central Bank’s Softer Stance on Crypto Payments

Tough Crypto Law Expected in Russia Despite Central Bank’s Softer Stance on Crypto Payments

The bill “On Digital Currency,” meant to comprehensively regulate crypto transactions in Russia, will be a “tough” law, according to the head of the State Duma Financial Market Committee. The legislation is yet to be finalized and will not be reviewed by lawmakers in the near future, Anatoly Aksakov revealed in an interview, despite Bank […]

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No Tax Amnesty for Russian Crypto Miners as Lawmakers Withdraw Proposal

No Tax Amnesty for Russian Crypto Miners as Lawmakers Withdraw Proposal

A new draft law has replaced an earlier bill introducing a one-year tax and customs amnesty for cryptocurrency miners in Russia. The initial proposal has been withdrawn on the grounds that the tax break would have resulted in losses for the state budget. Revised Crypto Mining Legislation Submitted to Russian Parliament Without Amnesty for Miners […]

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Trade Minister Expects Russia to Legalize Cryptocurrency

Trade Minister Expects Russia to Legalize Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies will be eventually legalized, a member of the Russian government has opined. The question is when this will happen, Trade Minister Denis Manturov stated as new crypto-related legislation advanced in the State Duma this week. Crypto Legalization Is Current Trend, Russian Minister Acknowledges Cryptocurrency can be legalized in the Russian Federation, according to a […]

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Bill Regulating Crypto Mining Submitted to Russian Parliament

Bill Regulating Crypto Mining Submitted to Russian Parliament

A draft law tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining has been filed with the lower house of Russian parliament, the State Duma. The legislation provides a legal definition for the extraction of digital currencies and envisages the establishment of a register for miners. Russian Lawmakers to Review Legislation Enforcing Rules for Crypto Mining Sector The draft […]

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Draft Law Regulating Aspects of Crypto Taxation Submitted to Russian Parliament

Draft Law Regulating Aspects of Crypto Taxation Submitted to Russian Parliament

A bill updating Russia’s tax law to incorporate provisions pertaining to cryptocurrencies has been filed with the State Duma, the lower house of parliament. The legislation is tailored to regulate the taxation of sales and profits in the country’s market for digital assets. Russian Deputies to Review Law on Crypto-Related Taxation The federal government of […]

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Bank of Russia Rejects Idea of Using Cryptocurrency to Circumvent Sanctions

Bank of Russia Rejects Idea of Using Cryptocurrency to Circumvent Sanctions

The Central Bank of Russia has turned down a proposal to allow the use of digital currencies for the purpose of sanctions evasion. The monetary authority believes this is hardly an option as Western regulators are already taking steps to prevent such transactions. Employing Bitcoin to Evade Sanctions Not Possible, Central Bank of Russia Says […]

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Russian Prime Minister, Economy Ministry Support Legalization of Cryptocurrencies

Russian Prime Minister, Economy Ministry Support Legalization of Cryptocurrencies

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and the Russian Ministry of Economic Development have backed efforts to regulate cryptocurrencies and integrate them into the country’s economy. The support comes amid mounting sanctions over the war in Ukraine which restrict Russia’s access to global finances. Finance Ministry’s Push to Legalize Russian Crypto Space Gains Traction Russian authorities are […]

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Russian Regulators Find Common Ground — Bitcoin Can’t Be Used for Payments

Russian Regulators Find Common Ground — Bitcoin Can’t Be Used for Payments

Russian authorities are yet to reach full consensus on the future of cryptocurrencies but government institutions are on the same side of the fence in their intention to ban bitcoin payments. Other operations with digital assets are to be legalized and regulated, representatives of Russian business have revealed. Russian Central Bank, Finance Ministry Agree to […]

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