Bitcoin Mining In Kazakhstan

This is premium content on Business Insider, meaning unless you subscribe you’ll be blocked. What I got from the article is that Kazakhstan is the second leading miner of bitcoin, after the United States.

That leads me to ask, does the recent turmoil there have anything to do with cryptocurrencies? Or was it a coincidence? The article is silent on that point.

Here’s the link, for Business Insider subscribers: https://www.businessinsider.com/kazakhstan-bitcoin-mining-electricity-outage-miners-explore-options-alternative-energy-2022-1?nr_email_referer=1&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Business_Insider_select&pt=385758&ct=Sailthru_BI_Newsletters&mt=8&utm_campaign=Insider%20Select%202022-01-14&utm_term=INSIDER%20SELECT%20-%20ENGAGED%2C%20ACTIVE%2C%20PASSIVE%2C%20DISENGAGED%2C%20NEW

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