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Venezuelan President Launches Cryptocurrency-Funded Youth Bank
Venezuela is reportedly launching a youth bank to be funded by the state's controversial cryptocurrency, the petro.
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Russian Official: Venezuela Won't Be Paying Its Debt in State Crypto
A Russian Finance Ministry official has stated that Venezuela will not pay off its $3.5 billion debt using the petro.
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Crypto Investors Should Stay Away from Venezuela’s Petro
Crypto enthusiasts around the world should send a strong signal to President Maduro that blockchain technology will not be used to support corruption.
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'Fake News': Russian Official Reportedly Denies Involvement with Petro
A Russian official has called reports that the country helped Venezuela launch its controversial petro cryptocurrency "fake news."
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US Could Put Crypto Wallets on OFAC Sanctions List
The Treasury Department may start publishing wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids doing business.
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Venezuelan Politician Blasts US Sanctions as Petro ICO Goes Public
A politician from Venezuela's ruling party has denounced U.S. sanctions against the petro, as the sale of the token opens to the public.
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Trump Orders Sanctions Against Venezuela's Crypto
A report Monday indicated that US President Trump might sanction Venezuela and its petro token.
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US Lawmaker Presses Treasury on Venezuela's Petro Sale
Florida senator Bill Nelson has denounced Venezuela's petro token and asked how the U.S. Treasury plans to enforce sanctions.
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Venezuela's Petro Will Harm 'Legitimate' Cryptocurrencies, Says Brookings
The Brookings Institute warns that the petro will undermine both international economic sanctions and truly decentralized cryptocurrencies.
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Venezuelan Lawmakers Declare Petro Crypto Illegal
A lawmaking body in Venezuela is moving to denounce the country's forthcoming petro cryptocurrency, spearheaded by President Nicholas Maduro.
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