This is an interesting article, not for what it says directly, but something completely different in my opinion.

The article says rightfully that they should not lock out Russians from the exchanges because it may be the only option for innocent Russians who might otherwise starve.

In the political world, its a weak argument, governments do not want their power challenged.

But isn’t the whole purpose of cryptocurrency to be independent of politics? To provide a currency that cannot be affected, or especially manipulated by governments even in conflict mode?

Seems to me that a lot of weaknesses in crypto are being exposed and myths of independence shattered.

Let’s work on this guys.

Major Crypto Exchanges Say They Won’t Shut Down Russian Transactions Unless They’re Forced