Bitcoin (BTC USD): Russia Values Local Crypto Market at $200 Billion – Bloomberg

More than 17 million Russians are cryptocurrency owners.
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Russians own more than 16.5 trillion rubles ($214 billion) worth of cryptocurrencies, according to an estimate the Kremlin and government officials are using to craft a plan to regulate the industry.  

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