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Presse! Russia Considers Offshore Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

Russia’s ministry of finance is proposing to create special offshore cryptocurrency trading platforms with cities of Vladivostok and Kaliningrad considered as possible locations, deputy minister Alexei Moiseev said Friday. “In general, we are considering the possibility of setting up centralized [cryptocurrencies] trade platforms on Russky Island [in Vladivostok], Oktyabrsky Island [in Kaliningrad]. But, of course, we believe that it is necessary to allow such exchanges in Russia,” Moiseev told reporters. Last December, Alexei Moiseev stated that the Finance Ministry “supports the legalization of trade [...]

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