Cryptocurrency will appear in Russia next year as legal commodity — Aksakov

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market said that cryptocurrency will be used to pay for parallel imports and deliveries of goods to Russia

MOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. Cryptocurrency will appear in Russia next year as a legal commodity, but it will not be possible to use it as a means of payment for transactions within the country, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov said on Monday.

“I can assure everyone that we will definitely have cryptocurrency as a legal product next year. There will definitely be legislation,” he said. “Next year, crypto will be legal. I can only say for certain that it cannot be used in Russia as a means of payment for internal settlements,” Aksakov added.

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