Breaking: Vladimir Putin says ready to negotiate with Ukraine

Feb 25, 2022

The news could herald a potential de-escalation in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, which has roiled financial markets this month.

Crypto market shows signs of recovery

“The United States and NATO  have long ignored Russia’s reasonable security concerns, repeatedly reneged on their commitments, and continued to advance military deployment eastward, challenging Russia’s strategic bottom line,”  Putin told Xi “Russia is willing to conduct high-level negotiations with Ukraine.”

Russia’s invasion had rattled crypto, knocking as much as $500 billion from market capitalization this month. Sentiment had also been battered into “extreme fear.”

Russia’s move was widely condemned by global leaders, and had also invited economic sanctions from Japan, Canada and the European Union.

Tether had the largest volumes among its peers in the past 24 hours, at about $62 billion.

Tether had the largest volumes among its peers in the past 24 hours, at about $62 billion.