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Venezuela Deliberately Reduces Oil Prices in Effort to Boost Petro
Jun 03, 2020 at 12:58
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Venezuela Deliberately Reduces Oil Prices in Effort to Boost Petro
Venezuela has been pressing different knobs to find the right answer to save its struggling crypto, the Petro.
Iran to Apply Currency Smuggling Laws to Cryptocurrency Transactions
May 23, 2020 at 14:52
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Iran to Apply Currency Smuggling Laws to Cryptocurrency Transactions
The Iranian government has expressed its intention to apply the ‘Prevention of Commodity and Currency Smuggling’ to cryptocurrency transactions.
Venezuelans Will be Able to Shop Using Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
May 20, 2020 at 14:31
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Venezuelans Will be Able to Shop Using Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
The economically struggling South American country and a strong supporter of crypto as a means of payment will see over 20,000 merchants recognize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal tender for shopping come June.
Can Cryptocurrency Mining Save Iran from the US Sanctions?
May 08, 2020 at 14:39
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Can Cryptocurrency Mining Save Iran from the US Sanctions?
Iran, a country badly hit by US economic sanctions, now looks to crypto and blockchain technology investments as an alternative. Namely, it creates really favourable conditions to boost its cryptocurrency mining industry and attract companies from all over the world.
US Charges Venezuelan President with Using Cryptocurrency to Hide Illicit Drug Transactions
Mar 30, 2020 at 13:44
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US Charges Venezuelan President with Using Cryptocurrency to Hide Illicit Drug Transactions
US authorities indicted blockchain and digital currency friendly president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro and 14 other senior government administrators  with narco-terrorism and participating in conducting illegal dealings specifically drug trafficking using cryptocurrencies payments to  camouflage their tracks and circumvent sanctions.
Energy Experts Paying Keen Attention to Cryptocurrencies Amidst Heightened Oil Wars
Mar 14, 2020 at 10:08
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Energy Experts Paying Keen Attention to Cryptocurrencies Amidst Heightened Oil Wars
Dynamics within the global energy markets could define the future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, not specifically in terms of Demand and Supply. There are ongoing wars within the oil industry largely orchestrated by the fightings between major oil producing countries.
US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
Mar 04, 2020 at 10:27
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US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) says it has sanctioned two Chinese nationals who laundered cryptocurrencies stolen by millions of North Korean hackers. Since the industry is still young, most cryptocurrency exchanges are under a major threat of losing their virtual currency holdings to wrong hands.
How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
Jan 18, 2020 at 11:29
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How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
As of the recent political events between the long term sworn enemies of the United States and Iran, new measures have been reintroduced by the former. The United States under the Donald Trump administration imposed fresh economic sanctions on Iran. Following the sanctions aftermath prices of commodities like Bitcoin and Gold started to steadily enter a bull run.
Iran President Calls for Stronger Muslim Economic Collaboration to Fight US 'Hegemony'
Dec 21, 2019 at 10:26
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Iran President Calls for Stronger Muslim Economic Collaboration to Fight US 'Hegemony'
The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, advised Muslim countries to embrace financial and economic cooperation to battle the “U.S. hegemony” and he used this platform to criticize sanctions imposed on his nation by America.
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