Russia or bans cryptocurrency payments

According to the Russian satellite news agency, sources said that the Russian central bank and the Russian Federal Financial Supervision Agency are preparing to ban the use of cryptocurrencies to pay for goods and services. The initiative aims to combat crime in the virtual currency field, but Antonina Levashenko, director of the Russian-OECD Center of the Russian Academy of Economics and Public Management, believes that this measure will not eliminate gray areas, but will make cryptocurrencies Transactions are exempt from taxation. The Russian central bank has not confirmed that it is preparing relevant draft laws, but said it is ready to support the bill. Russia's Ministry of Finance holds a similar position.