Bill Imposing Fines for Illegal Issuance and Exchange of Digital Assets Proposed in Russia – Regulation Bitcoin News

A bill introducing financial penalties for those who illegally issue or exchange digital financial assets has been filed in the Russian parliament. The legislation has been submitted by the sponsor of another draft law banning their use as a means of payment. New Bill Targets Russian Platforms Issuing and Trading Digital Currencies Outside Law Persons … Read more

Russia to Trial Digital Ruble Settlements for Real Estate Deals – Bitcoin News

The Central Bank of Russia and participating commercial banks want to test various types of payments with the digital ruble, the Russian press reported. The plan is to experiment with smart contracts and transactions related to real estate and crypto asset purchases. Bank of Russia to Launch Smart Contracts on Digital Ruble Platform Russia’s central … Read more

Sberbank to Conduct First Digital Asset Transaction on Own Platform – Finance Bitcoin News

Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, is going to carry out the first transfer of digital assets on its own dedicated platform within a month, a top executive revealed this week. The announcement comes after earlier this year, the bank was authorized to issue digital financial assets. Sberbank Prepares for Deal With Digital Financial Assets on Proprietary … Read more

Russia’s First Digital Financial Assets Expected This Year, Lawmaker Says – Finance Bitcoin News

The first digital financial assets based on Russian blockchains may be issued as early as this year, a high-ranking parliamentarian announced. Three platforms are already registered as issuers, said Anatoly Aksakov, who chairs the Financial Market Committee at the State Duma, the lower house of Russian parliament. Russian Digital Financial Assets Likely to Appear by … Read more