The Ministry of Finance has suggested to toughen responsibility for the calculation of quasi-money

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The Ministry of Finance in the bill on money surrogates will offer responsibility for their use as payment means on the territory of the Russian Federation, the same responsibility for the organization of the «financial pyramids», told reporters Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev.

«Hard, about the same pyramids,» said Moses, answering the relevant question.

«Is the ruble, and everything else — a substitute», he added.

According to the Deputy Minister, the Ministry plans to soon submit a bill for public discussion.

Earlier Thursday, the Ministry published the draft law «On digital of financial assets», which, in particular, defines cryptocurrency as property in the electronic form, and sets up a special procedure carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation of transactions with cryptocurrency. The use of cryptocurrency in Russia, according to the document, as payment is not expected.

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