Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao addressed media representatives who were making false reports about crypto exchanges' decision not to impose sanctions on Russian citizens.
Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet that he noticed a discrepancy between the Binance decision and what the media said - without citing a specific source. Changpeng Zhao pointed out that some banks have been complying with sanctions rules recently. He also stated that Binance would do the same, but the media portrayed it as not imposing sanctions on the Russians and not complying with the sanctions rules.
EU acknowledges need for crypto measures against Russia
Possible unspecified moves by the Moscow administration to bypass sanctions were discussed by EU Finance Ministers. At a news conference on Wednesday, Frenchman Bruno Le Maire said European Finance Ministers would take measures to prevent Russia from using the crypto market to evade the EU's financial sanctions against Moscow.
Anonymous offered $52,000 BTC for each tank
The famous hacker group Anonymous is said to have offered Russian soldiers Bitcoin payments to donate their tanks. The hackers offered $52,000 worth of BTC for each donated combat vehicle. The Ukrainian side is trying to stop the Russian invasion not only with weapons and direct confrontations, but also with a digital attack. A few days ago, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov announced that the government will create an IT army.
Donations to Ukraine continue to increase
Crypto donations to Ukraine continue to rise. It was reported yesterday that donations have exceeded $50 million after the announcement of an airdrop for crypto donors. The Ukrainian Government, on the other hand, continues to announce new crypto assets for donation. Finally, Dogecoin donations have started to be accepted. A CryptoPunk NFT was sent to the Ethereum wallet that was recently opened for donation. In addition, UkraineDAO raised $6.3 million by auctioning a one-of-a-kind NFT representing the country's flag.