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CDCROP: Finiko founders (L-R) Marat Sabirov, Kirill Doronin and Edvard Sabirov (Finiko/YouTube)
Leader of Suspected Russian Ponzi Scheme Is Arrested in UAE: Report
Edvard Sabirov's arrest leaves just one of the four known leaders of the Finiko fund at large.
CDCROP: Finiko founders (L-R) Marat Sabirov, Kirill Doronin and Edvard Sabirov (Finiko/YouTube)

CDCROP: Russian flag moon (Unsplash)
Bank of Russia Suggests NFT, Smart Contract Regulation
Russia's central bank suggested detailed framework for trading digital assets.
CDCROP: Russian flag moon (Unsplash)

Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, CEO de Binance. (CoinDesk)
Zhao, CEO de Binance, sugiere que el exchange podría seguir aceptando usuarios rusos
Mientras que los exchanges de criptomonedas de la Unión Europea han cumplido con las sanciones contra Rusia, la decisión no es tan clara fuera de Europa, dijo el CEO de Binance.
Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, CEO de Binance. (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao (CoinDesk)
Binance CEO Zhao Suggests Exchange Might Still Allow Russian Users
While the crypto exchange's EU entities have complied with sanctions against Russia, the decision isn't as clear outside of Europe, the Binance CEO said.
CDCROP: Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao (CoinDesk)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)
Crypto Predictions Site Polymarket Taking Bets on Whether Russia Will Use a Nuclear Weapon by 2023
Traders on Polymarket, which is not available to U.S. users, are putting a 6% probability of Russia doing so.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)

CDCROP: Department of Justice (Shutterstock)
US Alleges 5 Russian Nationals Used Crypto as Part of Sanctions Evasion, Smuggling Scheme
Defendants allegedly laundered "millions of dollars" using Tether.
CDCROP: Department of Justice (Shutterstock)

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Russian Journalists, Activists Kicked Off Crypto Exchanges Due to EU Sanctions
The European Commission last week boosted restrictions on providing financial services to Russians.
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High risk crypto activity is on the rise in Eastern Europe (Don Fontijn, Unsplash)
'High Risk' Crypto Activity Surges in Eastern Europe Amid Russia-Ukraine War: Chainalysis
High risk activity in Eastern Europe is on the rise, but illicit activity remains on a par with North and Latin America.
High risk crypto activity is on the rise in Eastern Europe (Don Fontijn, Unsplash)

CDCROP: NBA Top Shot (Dapper Labs)
Dapper Labs Restricts Services to Russia Amid EU Sanctions
The collective that’s home to NFT collections NBA TopShot and Crypto Kitties will no longer support wallets, accounts, or custody services that are traced to Russia.
CDCROP: NBA Top Shot (Dapper Labs)

CDCROP: More Than 4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine Since Russian Invasion
$4M in Crypto Sent to Pro-Russia Militias in Ukraine: Report
Millions of dollars continue to be sent to paramilitary groups that are often officially sanctioned, the report said.
CDCROP: More Than 4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine Since Russian Invasion