11 Oct '17, 6am

Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

Regulation 2 hours ago | By Kevin Helms - | 6644 | 4 Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss cryptocurrencies. It was attended by top regulators including the central bank governor, her deputy, and the finance minister. While Putin acknowledged the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, he stressed the importance to not “build up unnecessary barriers” for new technologies. Also read: Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card Putin’s Meeting Russia’s president Vladimir Putin held a meeting “on the use of digital technology in finance and the implementation of innovative financial tools” on Tuesday, according to the Kremlin’s website. The meeting was attended by Presidential Aide Andrei Belousov, Finance Min...

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