vladimir putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Moscow-appointed heads of four Ukrainian regions, partially occupied by Russia, at the Grand Kremlin Palace on September 30, 2022, in Moscow. Putin's kleptocratic autocracy has benefitted his network of cronies, but is dramatically cutting Russian citizens off from the rest of the world. (Contributor#8523328/Getty Images)
Deglobalization Is Happening. Crypto Is Part of the Answer
The rise of a common global financial infrastructure will continue as the international landscape becomes even more fragmented by war and disaster.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Moscow-appointed heads of four Ukrainian regions, partially occupied by Russia, at the Grand Kremlin Palace on September 30, 2022, in Moscow. Putin's kleptocratic autocracy has benefitted his network of cronies, but is dramatically cutting Russian citizens off from the rest of the world. (Contributor#8523328/Getty Images)

El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)
Vladimir Putin prohíbe pagos digitales en Rusia
Firmó un decreto que suma esta medida a la previa prohibición de pagos con criptomonedas en el país.
El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)

(Contributor/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Putin Weaponizes Inflation
Examining a recent propaganda speech from the Russian leader.
(Contributor/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)
Bitcoin Jumps to $40K as Putin Sees Positive Shift in Ukraine Talks
European equity benchmarks and U.S. index futures extended gains while major cryptocurrencies jumped as much as 7.6%.
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)

A money exchanger in Ukraine (Ethan Swope/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Putin Is Temporarily Banning Foreigners From Pulling Money Out of Russia
The ban will reportedly go into effect on Wednesday.
A money exchanger in Ukraine (Ethan Swope/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Moscow's skyline (Flickr)
Central Bank of Russia Braces for Turmoil With Nonresident Trading Ban
Nonresident holders of Russian equities won't be able to cash out, at least for now.
Moscow's skyline (Flickr)

Smoke rises from outside an intelligence building on Feb. 24, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
No, Crypto Won't 'Fix This' for Russia
Cryptocurrency is an unlikely workaround for expanded U.S. sanctions against Putin's government following the Ukraine Invasion, according to legal and blockchain experts.
Smoke rises from outside an intelligence building on Feb. 24, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Russia President Vladimir Putin ((Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)
First Mover Asia: Taiwan, Singapore Are Not Stablecoin Fans; Major Cryptos Decline as Russia Invasion Looms
Taiwan and Singapore are wary of ceding control of their currencies; bitcoin, ether and most other major cryptocurrencies fell as Russian President Vladimir Putin made a defiant case for invading Ukraine.
Russia President Vladimir Putin ((Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)

Vladimir Putin (Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)
Vladimir Putin Offers Hope for Crypto in Face of Central Bank Call for Ban
Crypto's risk must be offset against the country's "competitive advantages" when it comes to mining, Russia's leader said.
Vladimir Putin (Evgenii Sribnyi/Shutterstock)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Shutterstock)
Putin Says Crypto Can’t Yet Replace Dollar in Settling Oil Trades: Report
The Russian president said it’s too early for that.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Shutterstock)