Binance has entered into an agreement to sell the entirety of its Russia business to CommEX, the firm said in an announcement to Cointelegraph on Sept. 27.
To ensure a smooth process for existing Russian users, the off-boarding process will take up to one year, the announcement reads. “All assets of existing Russian users are safe and securely protected,” Binance noted.
“As we look toward the future, we recognise that operating in Russia is not compatible with Binance’s compliance strategy,” Binance’s chief compliance officer Noah Perlman said, adding:
“We remain confident in the long-term growth of the web3 industry around the world and will focus our energy on the 100+ other countries in which we operate.”
This is a developing story, and further information will be added as it becomes available.
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