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👉 Binance, a bank like any other
As a new wave of sanctions has just hit Russia, the world's leading crypto platform has been quick to restrict its services in the country. Russian accounts with more than $10,000 in cryptos will no longer be able to be topped up or used for investment. Only withdrawals will be allowed. "Although these measures are potentially restrictive for Russian citizens, Binance must continue to implement these sanctions," said its boss Changpeng Zhao on Thursday. An intervention that has caused some purists in crypto, who are very attached to freedom, to howl, but which should rather please the regulators who scrutinise every move of the group that claims more than 80 million customers worldwide...
👉 Stripe accelerates on cryptos