Ministry of Communications: legal justification Bitcoin does not receive

On the first deputy chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Dmitry Tulin last week suggested that the Central Bank does not consider the possibility of opening of public platforms for kriptovalyutnyh operations. In addition, he suggested that the possibility of trading cryptocurrency can do to cover in the future. Today, the head of the Ministry of Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov continued cheerless forecasts assumption that Bitcoin is unlikely to get a legal basis in the Russian legislation.

Ministry of Communications: legal justification Bitcoin does not receive

"Bitcoin - is a foreign project application blokcheyn technology. Russian legislation does not consider Bitcoin as a kind of legal entity in the Russian Federation ", - quotes the head of the Ministry of Communications of Russia RIA" Novosti ".

Russian authorities are trying to understand the new terminology, simultaneously preventing premature to cryptocurrency admission to trading in the Russian Federation and the high risks of their use. The Ministry of Finance also seeing interest in cryptocurrency, in turn, is trying to bring all the processes associated with them, "out of the shadows." The Central Bank said that by the end of 2017 introduced the concept of regulatory "sandbox", where will be a temporary regulation cryptocurrency, which will "endure" until the summer - it is at this point, President Putin instructed to indicate the status cryptocurrency legislation.

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