According to a news published in Russian media outlet RNS (Russian content), Central Bank of Russia confirmed discussions with the Economy Minister for a bill that would allow trading of cryptocurrencies.
Apparently, trading will be enabled for more than on cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, that is) and exchanges will have to pass some sort of compliance test.
It's still early to know the details, but the news is still very relevant, as it indicates a different rhetoric from what we are used to hear from central organizations.
2018 seems to be the year of "crypto-reversal" from prominent financial and political actors. First, Jamie Dimon, a notorious Bitcoin opponent declared publicly that he regrets bashing Bitcoin, and now Russia sends signals that it could approve cryptocurrency trading.
Meanwhile, in Romania, people are starting to buy pizza with DASH.
As a famous Chinese proverb says: "May you live interesting times"...
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