Cryptocurrency’s Role in the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

On 15 March, an article from CSIS says that finance typically plays a major role in wars, but the Russia-Ukraine war is the first major conflict with a prominent role for cryptocurrencies.  Questions have been raised over whether cryptocurrencies can be used by Russian actors to bypass sanctions. The prominence of crypto in this conflict could influence global perceptions of the technology, including among governments considering new regulations. 

https://www.csis.org/analysis/cryptocurrencys-role-russia-ukraine-crisis

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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