Ukraine to Legalize Crypto Mining as Economic Activity (news.bitcoin.com)

The government in Kiev has taken concrete steps to legalize cryptocurrency mining. Ukraine’s Minister of Economy has ordered several ministries, agencies, and the National Bank to prepare the documents necessary to include mining in the state register of economic activities.
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Uzbekistan to Legalize Bitcoin and Support Developers (news.bitcoin.com)

Uzbekistan has taken the road to bitcoin legalization. In accordance with a presidential decree, a law regulating “electronic money” should be prepared by the end of the summer. The Central Asian country is also planning to open a center for distributed ledger technologies. Mining expenses in Uzbekistan are among the lowest in the world, as the country is a leading producer of electricity. 
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Russia Drafts Bill to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com)

The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a bill to legalize cryptocurrency trading at approved exchanges. The ministry is already preparing a list of approved trading platforms.
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President of Belarus Expected to Sign Decree to Legalize Cryptocurrencies (news.bitcoin.com)

A draft decree on the Belarusian High-Tech Park which would legalize cryptocurrencies is awaiting the president of Belarus to sign into law. Among other provisions, if the law is passed, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offering (ICO) tokens will be approved for circulation. In addition, exchanges can trade rubles for cryptocurrency, ICOs can be used for financing, and mining will also be allowed by law in Belarus.
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