A meeting of the Expert Advisory Group of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee to discuss the fight against terrorist financing

Published: 20.12.2018

A meeting of the Expert Advisory Group of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee to discuss the fight against terrorist financing, chaired by Rosfinmonitoring Director Yury Chikhanchin, was held on 14 December 2018.

Participants discussed possible risks related to the misuse of cryptocurrencies by criminals, including terrorists and extremists.

In addition, participants considered amendments to the bill to ban persons designated by the Interagency Counter-Terrorist Financing Committee from acting as founders (shareholders) of non-profit organizations.

The meeting ended with a summary of the Expert Advisory Group's work in 2018 and adoption of its activity plan for 2019.