December 4, 2021

Legalization of mining in Russia is not far off: deputies will be engaged in this in the near future

The working group on the legalization of mining and handling cryptocurrencies will start activities in State Duma soon.


This was announced by Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market, Prime writes.

"The group is being formed personally, and the meetings will begin in the near future."

Aksakov emphasized that he is positive and understanding about the creation of this body:

“I believe that we have gray unregulatedzones related to the issue, circulation of cryptocurrencies, taxation, operations with cryptocurrencies. Accordingly, all this is necessary, first, to discuss, analyze, legislatively and normatively regulate. Therefore, in my opinion, the decision to create a group is correct. "

The chairman of the Duma committee himself will also participate in the work of the group to try to find solutions to pressing issues related to the legalization of cryptocurrencies in Russia.

Deputy Andrei Lugovoy (LDPR faction) atAt the plenary session of the State Duma, he proposed to create an inter-committee working group on the basis of the Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption. He explained that miners annually enrich themselves by $ 2 billion at the expense of the population and do not pay taxes at the same time:

“Due to the lack of regulation of the turnoverCryptocurrencies, law enforcement agencies generally fall into a dead end, since they cannot establish signs of a crime in the activities of individuals and make the necessary procedural decisions. "

Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin approved the creation of the working group on November 11.

And the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Anton Gorelkin in his Telegram channel even suggested the Irkutsk region as a pilot region for removing miners from the "gray zone":

“But since [cryptocurrency] mining has actually becomefor many Russians as a daily source of income, then maybe it is worth taking citizens out of the "gray zone"? The Irkutsk region in this story could become a pilot region - since the status of the capital of Russian mining was behind it. "

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