Russia’s Bitriver, one of the largest operators of crypto mining data centers, may take legal action against the U.S. over the decision to place it under sanctions. The company insists it does not help the Russian government to circumvent international restrictions.
Bitriver Rejects US Accusations as Unfounded, Sees No Legal Ground for Sanctions
Leading Russian mining enterprise Bitriver is considering filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury Department, which recently designated the Swiss-registered company and a number of affiliated entities in a new round of sanctions against Russian businesses and individuals. Russia’s coin minting potential was specifically targeted with the new penalties imposed over the war in Ukraine.
In comments to the RIA Novosti news agency, Bitriver stated that the actions of the department are