Russian central bank urges crypto ban

By Elena Fabrichnaya and Alexander Marrow
Updated January 20 2022 - 1:11pm, first published 1:06pm
Russia is the world's third-largest player in bitcoin mining behind the US and Kazakhstan.

Russia's central bank has proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, citizens' wellbeing and its monetary policy sovereignty.

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