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Today's headline: Coinbase Cuts Off 25K Russian Wallets!

It's unclear what the reporter's concern is. I don't mean that there should be no concern. It is just unclear what the reporter's concern really is. This is typical of the crypto reports, because the writers only look at superficial things and do not understand what is really at work.

From a political point of view, it is foolish to demand exchanges to cut off Russians just because they are Russians. And it is even questionable to cut off some Russians selectively, because how can an exchange decide?

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