Russia

Russia is considering allowing cryptocurrency for international payments

Russia is contemplating enabling cryptocurrency payments to be made internationally. A government official in Russia told Interfax news agency on Friday that the country is exploring enabling bitcoin to be used for foreign payments. Ivan Chebeskov, head of the finance ministry’s financial policy department, was reported as stating, “The possibility of employing digital currencies in […]

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishanka

External Affairs Minister S Jaishanka stated: “Our total purchases for the month would be less than what Europe does in an afternoon”

During a news conference for the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, External Affairs Minister S Jaishanka claimed that India’s monthly imports of Russian oil are less than what Europe buys in an afternoon. The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishanka and Minister of Defense Rajnath […]

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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency prices crash as Russia-Ukraine crisis triggers panic

Following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declaration of war on Ukraine, Bitcoin fell sharply on Thursday, with the entire cryptocurrency market trading in the negative. Bitcoin fell to a one-month low Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to undertake military operations in eastern Ukraine. The value of the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency fell […]

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Russia announces a military operation in Ukraine in response to the Ukraine crisis

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has declared war on Ukraine. Conflicts between the Russian and Ukrainian military are “inevitable,” he warned. Putin even urged Ukrainian troops to “lay down their guns and return home.” The special military action, he added, was “aimed at demilitarizing Ukraine.” Meanwhile, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenksy claimed he attempted but failed […]

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