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Belarus Looks to Ban Peer-to-Peer Crypto Transactions to Reduce Fraud
The east European country is working on legislation to make it harder for fraudsters to get their hands on the proceeds of crime.
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Regional turmoil notwithstanding, President Alexander Lukashenko's government is committed to attracting crypto miners, lawyers in Minsk say. (Illustration: Yunha Lee)
Will Belarus Lure Crypto Miners Amid Sanctions, Russia-Ukraine War?
Despite favorable business conditions, a country’s political environment can deter international capital. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Mining Week
Regional turmoil notwithstanding, President Alexander Lukashenko's government is committed to attracting crypto miners, lawyers in Minsk say. (Illustration: Yunha Lee)

Sanctions Expand for Belarus; Korea’s Crypto Promises
Sanctions Expand for Belarus; Korea’s Crypto Promises
EU says crypto included in sanctions against Russia and Belarus. WazirX CEO warns crypto tax to incur losses for Indian government. What can the crypto sector expect from Yoon...
Sanctions Expand for Belarus; Korea’s Crypto Promises

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EU Says Russia, Belarus Sanctions Extend to Crypto
Crypto assets fall into the category of "transferrable securities" and are therefore clearly included in the scope of sanctions, the EU said.
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Ukrainian Lawyer In Close Contact With Top Government Officials: The World of Blockchain Should Be Free From War Criminals
Ukrainian Lawyer In Close Contact With Top Government Officials: The World of Blockchain Should Be Free From War Criminals
Ukrainian lawyer Artem Afian, a former advisor to Ukrainian government’s Ministry of Digital Transformation, joins “First Mover” to explain how his country is utilizing crypto...
Ukrainian Lawyer In Close Contact With Top Government Officials: The World of Blockchain Should Be Free From War Criminals

Ukraine Asks Binance, Kraken and Other Major Crypto Exchanges to Freeze Russian Addresses
Ukraine Asks Binance, Kraken and Other Major Crypto Exchanges to Freeze Russian Addresses
As financial institutions are weaponized while conflict escalates between Russia and Ukraine, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fed...
Ukraine Asks Binance, Kraken and Other Major Crypto Exchanges to Freeze Russian Addresses

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US Shutters Embassy in Belarus Amid Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks
As with mainstream financial markets, cryptocurrency has felt the ripples of the hostilities in Eastern Europe.
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Russia Starts Large-Scale Attack On Ukraine (Anastasia Vlasova/Getty Images)
Ukraine Asks Exchanges to Freeze Russian, Belarusian Crypto Accounts
Binance and Kraken won't freeze accounts for now, while DMarket will.
Russia Starts Large-Scale Attack On Ukraine (Anastasia Vlasova/Getty Images)

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Belarus Introduces Special Electricity Tariff for Miners
Crypto miners are now being classified in the same category as data centers.
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Belarus Aiming for More Control Over Digital Economy, Crypto Exchanges: Report
Belarusian protestors used bitcoin to support each other after a controversial election last year.
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