The Deputy Finance Minister of Russia confirmed that they are not gonna ban Crypto and also they believe that Blockchain has better potential in the future of Russia.
In the past, many politicians of Russia trolled crypto and crypto related businesses and their statements were showing an indication that the Russian government may ban crypto permanently. But the latest statement by a Russian official gives a better vibe for the crypto community of Russia.
According to a local media report, The deputy finance minister of Russia, Alexey Moiseev, stated that they have no plans to ban crypto totally like China. further added
“At the same time, citizens can buy (cryptocurrencies) and use wallets outside the Russian Federation. So it will remain so, I think. There are no plans to change anything.”
So people have the freedom to buy the crypto assets and use the crypto wallets but they are banned to use inside Russia. Because it will be “subject to bans for the entire foreseeable future due to the country’s financial sovereignty”. Minister also claimed that they will not change their stances on the crypto in the future.
According to Minister, the Russian government can’t consider the crypto use for payment purposes because there are many things, with such kinds of activities with the crypto and that may end up in huge loss.
Earlier, many politicians always claimed that there should be no connection of the crypto related elements in Russia but here the Deputy minister appreciated the potential of Blockchain technology and claimed that there are huge chances that Blockchain will exist in the future infrastructure of the Russia.
“The blockchain will obviously occupy its own niche and will be used where equal rights are needed.”