An Iranian parliament member has suggested that digital currencies be used in attempts to work around returning economic sanctions from the United States. Iran and Digital Currencies The idea was…

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In February, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the release of the Petro, a controversial digital currency backed by the country’s oil reserves. This week, according to Venezuela’s Official Gazette, it…

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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Won’t Support Venezuela’s Petro, Following US Gov’t Ban Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex issued a public statementtoday, March 27, stating that the platform is not going to support the oil-backed Petro (PTR) token, launched by…

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A Russian official has called reports that the country helped Venezuela launch its controversial petro cryptocurrency “fake news.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fake-news-russian-official-reportedly-denies-involvement-with-petro/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Greg Medcraft, Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD, recently revealed that he believes we need an “international discussion on cryptocurrencies,” and that blockchain technology…

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President Donald Trump’s executive order banning US residents from engaging in transactions related to Venezuela’s “Petro” cryptocurrency could give the federal government an opening to regulate cryptocurrencies more closely under…

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In the latest move by the U.S. government to restrict the Maduro regime’s access to capital, President Donald Trump has issued an executive order banning any transactions within the U.S.…

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