Chainalysis Exec: ‘Unlikely’ That Russia Is Evading Sanctions Through Crypto

Mar 3, 2022

As U.S. lawmakers push the Treasury Dept. to ensure Russia is not evading sanctions with crypto, Salman Banei, Chainalysis head of public policy for North America, responds to the concern, emphasizing the transparency of open blockchain networks. Banei explains how Chainalysis tackles mixers and other DeFi protocols in its cross-chain monitoring. Banei also noted on Russia’s relationship with China including usage of the Chinese yuan amid global sanctions. Plus, tracking crypto donations to Ukraine.