US Department of Justice Suspects Binance of Offering its Services to Russian Users

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the operations of Binance due to suspicion of violating sanctions legislation.

Russia is Considering the Launch of a National Crypto Exchange

Reading Time: < 1 minute An official cryptocurrency exchange controlled by the authorities may appear in the country this year.

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKX is Blocked in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Roskomnadzor, at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office, blocked last October 4 access to the website of the cryptocurrency exchange OKX in Russia.

Russian Companies Are Increasingly Accepting Crypto Payments

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian companies are already conducting cross-border settlements using cryptocurrencies.

Russia’s Central Bank May Allow Use of Cryptos in External Transactions

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ksenia Yudaeva, Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia, has said digital currencies can be used in settlements with external counterparties of Russia.

Binance Denies Passing User Data to Russian Authorities

Reading Time: < 1 minute Binance restricted on Thursday access to trading for some Russian users, and the next day, Reuters published a large text stating the exchange is actively cooperating with the FSB, transferring Russian user data to the Rosfinmonitoring.

US Imposes Sanctions on Crypto Miner BitRiver

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Department of the Treasury has imposed sanctions against the BitRiver group of companies engaged in cryptocurrency mining in Russia.

Russian Ministry of Energy Supports Mining Legalization

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Russian Ministry of Energy has supported the proposal to legalize cryptocurrency mining.

Europe Strengthens its Sanctions Against Russian Crypto Users

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union has announced the introduction of a new package of sanctions against Russia.