This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to a document published on the official portal of legal information.

The law states that digital rights are understood as digital rights, the release, accounting and circulation of which is possible only by making entries in the information system based on a distributed register.

They can be an object of collateral, purchase and sale transactions, exchange of one type of digital asset for another. At the same time, CFAs are not and are not recognized as a means of payment.

At the same time, digital currency in the law means a set of electronic data (digital code or designation) contained in the information system.

Earlier, the State Duma adopted a law on the regulation of digital financial assets. The document makes it possible from 2021 to conduct transactions with CFA, but at the same time prohibits the use of cryptocurrencies as a means of payment in Russia.