Russia and Cuba Eye Cryptocurrencies for Settlements Amid Sanctions

Both facing sanctions, Russia and Cuba are looking into alternative options for cross-border payments, including cryptocurrencies, a Kremlin advisor has unveiled in Havana. Moscow is already developing a mechanism for crypto settlements to circumvent financial restrictions imposed over its invasion of Ukraine. Crypto and Ruble Considered for Payments in Trade Between Russia and Cuba The […]

Binance Suspends Transactions With Russian Mastercard and Visa Cards

Crypto exchange Binance has blocked transactions with Mastercard and Visa cards issued in the Russian Federation. The trading platform announced the move after the American payment giants decided to halt operations in Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine. Russians Unable to Use Their Mastercard and Visa Cards on Binance Starting on Wednesday, March 9, […]

Coinbase ‘Will Not Institute a Blanket Ban’ on All Transactions Tied to Russian Crypto Addresses

The popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has addressed the request from Ukrainian officials to freeze the accounts of all Russian users. A Coinbase spokesperson noted that the digital currency platform would not “institute a blanket ban” against ordinary Russian users. Coinbase, Coinberry, and Kucoin Follow Binance’s and Kraken’s Decision to Refuse ‘Sabotaging Ordinary Russian Users’ On […]