Bank of Russia and Media Ministry to ‘Block Information’ on Cryptocurrencies

By October 8, 2014Bitcoin Business

Russia is being quick to implement the now-published small print of its anti-cryptocurrency mandate – but some of its policies are altogether more unappetizing.

As we reported last week, Russia’s Ministry of Finance, known in the country as MINFIN, issued the text of its ban on digital currency within the territory of the Russian Federation October 3.

Specifically, the law denounces “creation,” “distribution of software” and “deliberate dissemination” of “surrogate currencies,” and imposes fines for these […]

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