Obraztsova Veronika Valeryevna
Smolensk State University
3rd year student department of "Management" profile "Logistics and Supply Chain Management"

The essence of electronic money has been studied in the article. The various formulations of cryptocurrency was analyzed. It was showed the statutory definition of electronic money. The author has emphasized the legal status of cryptocurrency in Russia. In addition, it was considered the attitude of public authorities to virtual currency.

Keywords: Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, electronic money, the legal status of cryptocurrencies, virtual currency

Category: 12.00.00 Law

Article reference:
The legal status of cryptocurrencies in Russia // Modern scientific researches and innovations. 2017. № 1 [Electronic journal]. URL:

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