Binance Blocks Accounts Linked to Relatives of Senior Russian Officers

Digital asset exchange Binance has blocked accounts tied to relatives of government officials in Moscow. Amid mounting international penalties over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the trading platform said it will continue to check for users associated with sanctioned individuals. Crypto Exchange Binance Bans Children of Top Russian Figures Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has […]

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File: Compass to Promote $30 Million in Crypto Mining Gear Positioned in Russia

The U.S.-based company Compass Mining plans to sell $30 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment that’s currently located in Siberia. The decision to sell the mining rigs follows the U.S. government sanctioning the bitcoin mining operation Bitriver and ten subsidiaries. Compass is hoping to offload 12 megawatts of capacity, according to a company executive. Compass […]

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Sanctioned Russia, Iran May possibly presumably Flip to Crypto Mining to Monetize Vitality, IMF Says

Nations like Russia and Iran may utilize cryptocurrency mining to monetize their energy resources and circumvent sanctions, the International Monetary Fund predicts in a report. Repercussions of the war in Ukraine continue to reverberate globally and cryptoization is one of the effects, the IMF says. War, Sanctions Lead to Wider Spread of Crypto Assets, Report […]

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Digital Ruble ‘Powerful Most basic,’ Russia’s Central Monetary institution Says, Won’t Prolong Trying out

The Central Bank of Russia has emphasized the importance of moving forward with its digital ruble project. According to a statement by a top representative, the monetary authority has no intention to delay the trials despite not all invited banks being ready to participate yet.
Bank of Russia to Experiment With Digital Ruble Payments This […]

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OFAC Change Claims Ronin Hack Is Tethered to North Korea’s Hacker Syndicate Lazarus Community

According to the U.S. Treasury and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the recent Ronin bridge hack may have been tied to the North Korean hacker syndicate called Lazarus Group. Federal law enforcement officials have tied the flagged ethereum address connected with the Ronin bridge exploit to the group of hackers and added the […]

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Russian Chamber of Commerce Suggests Utilizing Cryptocurrencies in Settlements With Africa

Employing crypto in cross-border payments is one of the proposals put forward by the Russian Chamber Of Commerce lobbying for more cooperation with African countries. Amid unprecedented sanctions limiting Russia’s ability to trade internationally, the head of the board has urged the government to work out an alternative system for settlements with Moscow’s partners. Chamber […]

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