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Coinbase CEO Says Ordinary Russians Using Bitcoin as ‘Lifeline’

  • The exchange isn’t banning all Russian users, Armstrong says
  • Armstrong: People deserve access to basic financial services
Brian Armstrong
Brian ArmstrongPhotographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg

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Coinbase Global Inc. isn’t banning all Russian users for the moment, though would comply if the U.S. government decides to impose such a restriction, according to Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong.