• Binance suspends accounts linked to senior Russian officials’ relatives

    Binance suspends accounts linked to senior Russian officials’ relatives0

    According to Bloomberg, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has blocked many accounts tied to relatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration officials. As a result of Russia’s military assault on neighboring Ukraine, sanctions are continuing to fall on the country. Polina Kovaleva, the stepdaughter of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Elizaveta Peskova, the daughter

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  • Finland’s Customs Agency Is Trying To Help Ukraine By Selling Confiscated Bitcoins

    Finland’s Customs Agency Is Trying To Help Ukraine By Selling Confiscated Bitcoins0

    Finland has announced that it will donate “tens of millions” of euros raised from the sale of confiscated Bitcoin to help Ukraine financially. According to Euronews, Finland’s finance minister has proposed a plan to sell stolen cryptoassets to fund Ukraine’s military effort against Russia. Customs agents seized 1,981 Bitcoin worth over €75 million during criminal

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  • Vitalik Buterin criticizes sanctions imposed on ordinary Russians

    Vitalik Buterin criticizes sanctions imposed on ordinary Russians0

    Also, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has spoken out against the widespread application of sanctions against Russians. Furthermore, On Twitter, the developer expressed his thoughts. More so, The Netherlands recently announced that all Russian visa applications would be suspended. Also, These visas were only valid for a few days. After the embassy’s whole visa section was

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  • Binance has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency card for Ukrainian refugees

    Binance has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency card for Ukrainian refugees0

    Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange, has introduced a crypto card that allows Ukrainian refugees to conduct crypto transactions and receive payments using the Binance Visa Card. Binance announced that it is collaborating with a number of organizations, including Contis, a European banking-as-a-service platform, and the nonprofit organizations Rotary and Palianytsia, to provide refugees affected by

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  • Ukraine Prohibits Hryvnia-based Bitcoin purchases

    Ukraine Prohibits Hryvnia-based Bitcoin purchases0

    The use of the local fiat money, the Hryvnia, to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) has been prohibited in Ukraine. The National Bank of Ukraine, the country’s central bank, has imposed a variety of new limits on crypto payments and purchases, according to the bank. People in the country have expressed a significant desire to trade their

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  • CNBC sent BTC to a Ukrainian in Poland to test the Lightning Network.

    CNBC sent BTC to a Ukrainian in Poland to test the Lightning Network.0

    The power of Lightning was felt by mainstream media, namely CNBC. “We transmitted bitcoin from Miami to a Ukrainian in Poland who withdrew it as cash, all in less than three minutes. So, the article’s catchy title claims. Alena Vorobiova was the lucky receiver, and her expression at the end of the video says it

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