Tag: geopolitics

May 07 2022

Will Russia Actually Trade Oil For Bitcoin?

May 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  china geopolitics markets oil opinion

Russia announced a willingness to accept bitcoin in exchange for oil, but will countries actually pay in bitcoin or will they stick to gold?On Thursday, March 24, Pavel Zavalny, chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee for Energy, announced payment terms for countries looking to purchase oil and gas from Russia. It is an extension of the...

Apr 14 2022

Belarusian crypto exchange stops trading for Russians over war in Ukraine

Announced in a blog post published on Tuesday, April 12, the Belarusian crypto exchange Currency.com says it will restrict its services for Russian users following Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine earlier this year....

Mar 26 2022

Great American Mining Is Solving Our Global Energy Problems With Bitcoin

With its rapid bitcoin miner deployment at North Dakota operations, Great American Mining shows Bitcoin’s potential to solve energy crises. The flaring conducted at oil and...

Mar 02 2022

Why Russia can’t use crypto to evade sanctions

Mar 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking bitcoin btc eth ethereum

As the war in Ukraine is continuing on its sixth day, sanctions imposed on Russia are both widening and deepening. More and more countries and international institutions are implementing sanctions, and the sanctions already in place are getting tougher on the Russian regime. While sanctions imposed on the infrastructure of traditional finance and payments have put severe pressure on the Russian society, questions...

Russia-Ukraine Second Round Of Talks To Resume Today: State Media Reports

The second round of Russia-Ukraine ceasefire talks are set to begin later in the day, Russian state news agency TASS reported. Negotiations will likely be held in Belarus again. Uraine's demands are for...

Feb 25 2022

China-Taiwan: A New Threat To Crypto Markets?

With cryptocurrency markets having dropped sharply as the Russia-Ukraine conflict escalates, traders have identified a new possible source of strife- China and Taiwan....

With Financial Markets In Turmoil, Will Bitcoin Benefit?

Unprecedented times with unwinding credit are increasing market volatility. Bitcoin will eventually benefit, but it won’t be smooth sailing.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Feb 23 2022

Bitcoin bounces back, markets worry less about Russia-Ukraine crisis

Feb 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis avalanche avax bitcoin btc

Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto markets are continuing to struggle, with the bitcoin price trading down from the weekly high of $44,274 on Wednesday last week, down below the psychological $40,000 level at $36,629, as per data from Goingecko. At the moment of writing, BTC price is hanging just...

Jan 05 2022

How The Geopolitics Of 2021 Will Shape The Year Ahead For Bitcoin

Developments around the global regulation, hash rate and adoption of Bitcoin made for a unique year in 2021. So how will 2022 play out?This past year was certainly a unique one for bitcoin. We saw the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) get approved in the United States, the largest-ever Bitcoin conference in Miami, the much anticipated Taproot upgrade, all-time highs nearing $70,000,...

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