U.S. imposes sanctions on ‘crypto mixer’ Tornado Cash over alleged laundering

U.S. imposes sanctions on ‘crypto mixer’ Tornado Cash over alleged laundering

Tornado Cash is alleged to have laundered more than US$7 billion…

Britain sanctions Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin

Britain sanctions Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin

LONDON — Britain on Wednesday announced sanctions on oligarch Vladimir Potanin, described by London as Russia’s second-richest man and who has been buying assets from firms exiting Russia over the invasion of Ukraine. Potanin, known as Russia’s “Nickel King,” was included in the latest wave of sanctions listings by Britain which included business figures…

Western sanctions block $16-$18 billion worth of Belarusian exports to EU, U.S.

Western sanctions block $16-$18 billion worth of Belarusian exports to EU, U.S.

Western sanctions block $16-$18 billion worth of Belarusian exports to EU, U.S. – PM

Australia sanctions Russian billionaires with mining industry links

Australia sanctions Russian billionaires with mining industry links

Australia sanctions Russian billionaires with mining industry links

Biden sanctions cryptocurrency exchange over ransomware attacks

Biden sanctions cryptocurrency exchange over ransomware attacks

Biden sanctions cryptocurrency exchange over ransomware attacks

U.S. drops sanctions on former Iranian officials in routine step

U.S. drops sanctions on former Iranian officials in routine step

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government said on Thursday it had removed sanctions on three former Iranian officials and on two companies previously involved in trading Iranian petrochemical products, a move a U.S. official said had nothing to do with Iran nuclear talks. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the U.S. official said that the moves by…

Sanctions on China, GameStop earnings, mailbox swans

Sanctions on China, GameStop earnings, mailbox swans

The top stories of the day included international sanctions on China for abuses against Uyghurs, and Israel’s election.