Congress Presses State Department for Info on Costs, Benefits of Crypto
By / September 23, 2022, 12:46 pm EDT

The bill will require the Treasury and the State Departments to compile a report on how crypto impacts the effectiveness and enforcement of sanctions against Russia

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Treasury Official Insists Crypto Mixers Can Obstruct Russian Sanctions
By / September 21, 2022, 4:53 am EDT

Leveling sanctions on anonymity-enhancing technology can deter criminals, Elizabeth Rosenberg said

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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer’s Lawyer Seeks Prisoner Swap With Russia
By / September 6, 2022, 7:58 am EDT

The only hope for Vinnik is Russia entering into negotiations with the US over the exchange of prisoners, his lawyer said

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BBC Chair Linked to Russian Oligarch’s Crypto Firm: Report
By / August 16, 2022, 12:49 am EDT

BBC chair Richard Sharp reportedly invested in Atomyze, founded by Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin, throughout 2019

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Putin Amends Law To Broaden Russia’s Crypto Payments Ban
By / July 15, 2022, 5:29 pm EDT

Russia bans security tokens, utility tokens and NFTs as forms of payment

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Cyprus Looks To Become Global Crypto Hub With New Bill
By / June 2, 2022, 4:13 pm EDT

While the US and parts of Europe weigh the role that cryptos might play in aiding Russian sanction evasion, Cyprus is being fully compliant, a government official told Blockworks

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Russian-language Journalists Forced off Stripe by Sanctions Turn to Crypto
By / May 10, 2022, 10:27 am EDT

Russian-language news outlet Meduza is now relying solely on foreign donations for the first time ever, with crypto as its lifeline

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Binance Blocks Newly Sanctioned Russians, Launches Card for Ukrainian Refugees
By / April 29, 2022, 2:57 pm EDT

Binance, shortly after updating its sanction policy, announced it shuttered accounts tied to relatives of top Russian officials

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Are Crypto Sanctions Working in Europe?
By / April 27, 2022, 11:27 am EDT

EU officials are confident that they are, but offer few details

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Binance To Limit Services to Russians Following Latest Round of EU Sanctions
By / April 22, 2022, 12:09 pm EDT

Derivatives bets for those who have account balances exceeding the threshold will be given 90 days to close their positions, Binance said

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