Just-In: Fearing Sanctions, U.S. Crypto Miner Seeks Hasty Exit From Russia

U.S. crypto miner Compass Mining is looking to quickly divest its equipment in Siberia after the United States cracked down on its partner BitRiver over its Russian operations. In an announcement on Discord, CEO Whit Gibbs said the firm is required to …

Martial Law in Ukraine Sees Crypto Purchases Limited to 100K Hryvania Per Month

Martial law is in full force in Ukraine as the National Bank of Ukraine banned crypto purchases with the country’s fiat currency, the hryvnia, on Friday, April 22, 2022.

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Just-In: Binance CEO CZ Says Exchange Will Comply With All Sanctions

Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ ” Zhao said the exchange’s recent restrictions against Russian users came from compliance with sanction rules. He added that crypto exchanges must comply with “all sanctions.” CZ’s comments …

Digital Ruble Coming Next Year, Says Russian Central Bank Governor

Russia’s central bank said it plans on having a digital ruble prepared by next year, as part efforts to circumvent Western sanctions.

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EU Sanctions Prompt Binance to Introduce Russian Restrictions

Binance has introduced restrictions for Russian nationals in compliance with the fifth round of EU sanctions against Russia.

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Breaking: Binance Cracks Down On Russian Users After New Sanctions

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, said it was required to limit trading activities of Russian users in light of new European sanctions against Moscow. The exchange said it will limit services for Russian entities who have crypto asset…