Russian Official Claims Central Bank Has Approved First Cryptocurrency Exchange

The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Yury Trutnev.

Russia seems to be getting extremely close to legalizing and regulating cryptocurrencies within the region. Last week news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Russian Deputy Finance Minister, Alexei Moiseev’s proposed bitcoin regulation, and the possibility of digital assets being listed on Moscow’s stock exchange. Now the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Yury Trutnev claims the Russian Federation Central Bank has approved the first cryptocurrency trading platform for private investors.

“We are considering the possibility of creating a platform for trading with cryptocurrencies. The central bank has supported us,” explains Trutnev’s interview and further details;

The system “Voskhod” was the first in the country to receive the right to work with cryptocurrencies.

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