Binance to delist RUB crypto pairs amid Russian market exit

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Binance to delist RUB crypto pairs amid Russian market exit
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NEW YORK - Binance, the world's leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced its decision to delist 15 Russian Ruble (RUB) trading pairs, including those with XRP , ADA, and SOL. The move is set to take effect on November 20 as the company shifts its focus away from the Russian market due to security concerns and low liquidity.

The announcement, made earlier today, follows Binance's strategy to comply with international regulatory standards and aligns with its recent agreement to sell its Russia-based operations to CommEX. Noah Perlman highlighted the importance of compliance as a key factor in their decision to exit the Russian market.

Following the news, immediate market reactions were observed, with XRP experiencing a 5% decrease, ADA a 6% drop, and SOL seeing a sharp 10% fall. Despite these short-term market corrections, investor sentiment towards the Web3 industry remains optimistic. Experts continue to forecast significant growth for cryptocurrencies, with predictions such as SOL potentially reaching a price of $1,000.

For those looking to understand ADA's future movements better, Binance has provided an informative video resource aimed at cryptocurrency enthusiasts. As the exchange turns its attention towards global markets that are more supportive of Web3 industry growth, it remains to be seen how this strategic pivot will influence the broader cryptocurrency landscape.

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