Russia's State Duma official: Digital asset bill may pass next month

According to Cryptonews, Russia's State Duma (the lower house of parliament) may pass its digital assets bill as early as March. Anatoly Aksakov, chairman of the Duma Financial Markets Committee, said he hoped the Duma would pass the bill at an upcoming spring meeting. Aksakov said that to date, differences between the Russian Central Bank and other institutions over cryptocurrencies have not been resolved. But according to a meeting held last week, they seem to have reached an agreement. A text is currently being prepared and submitted to the relevant agencies, including the Central Bank.