Trading Sanctions Imposed on Tezos Co-Founder Amid FINRA Settlement (news.bitcoin.com)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), has taken action against Tezos co-founder Arthur Breitman. The Wall Street regulator has fined Mr. Breitman $ 20,000 USD, banning Tezos from associating with broker-dealers for two years. It’s part of a settlement following FINRA’s accusations that the crypto company’s co-founder made false statements regarding the project whilst employed at Morgan Stanley.
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Bitcoin Can't Save World's Autocrats From the Sanctions Squeeze

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Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical (news.bitcoin.com)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned work to create a cryptocurrency as a tool to circumvent international sanctions. His economic adviser explained that “no mining is possible” for the cryptoruble. Meanwhile, the country’s central bank and finance ministry have expressed skepticism about this “cryptocurrency.”
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This Ukrainian Shipping Firm is Using Bitcoin to Evade Sanctions

A Ukrainian shipping company has become the first to accept payment in bitcoin. Its motivation for taking the digital currency? To evade economic sanctions. Shipping companies are obliged not to trade with sanction-hit countries such as Sudan, Yemen, and Qatar. Bitcoin provides a means of ensuring …
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Dear friends from Catalonia, congratulations! Now go and buy bitcoin because economic blocade and sanctions will dropp soon

Dear people of Catalonia, congratulation on making steps for independence. It's 2017 and no one should be forced to be meber of a comunity (or country ) if they doesn't want to belong.

But expect Spanish governement to react in many ways, one of wich would definitely be through EURO

Defend yourselves and BUY BITCOIN, even if your future country plan a different FIAT in the next years.

If your economy is 100% euro you are 100% vulnerable, go Bitcoin 50% and you will be 50% shielded.

Don't let FIAT be the reason SPain can make you feel sorry for wanting independence!

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