Russian national Alexander Vinnik has been extradited to the US for allegedly laundering crypto, amid a prisoner hostage war with Russia.
More than 30 Japanese crypto firms still service Russian users despite laws that attempted to rule out sanction evasion via digital assets.
Despite calling the measures “unethical,” Binance chief Changpeng Zhao says the company “must continue to lead the industry in implementing these sanctions.”
Any new measures are intended to block foreign meddling in Ireland’s political funding and will be guided by a soon-to-be-established Electoral Commission.
A new EU proposal, put forward last week, would target Russian nationals with more than €10,000 in their accounts — but unhosted wallets are exempt from sanctions.
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