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US Asks Japan to Pressure Crypto Miners and Exchanges with Links to Russia

Washington’s request focused at further isolating Moscow financially

Report Unveils that the U.S. diplomats have called on authorities in Japan to increase pressure on Japanese crypto exchanges and miners with links to Russia.

The United States of America wants the Japanese entities to end their business relations with Russia, thus adding to its financial isolation from the rest of the world.

American diplomats' request targeting Japan’s more than 30 licensed crypto trading platforms that are still present in Russia, the Financial Times revealed in an article on Friday, quoting people familiar with the matter.

Further the U.S. diplomats told Tokyo to focus on stopping crypto mining operations with Japanese participation in the Siberian Irkutsk Oblast, two knowledgeable sources said.


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