Jeet Sidhu is a fintech executive, former leveraged finance investor, and Bitcoin twitter enthusiast (@jeetsidhu_). In his free time he runs a Tik Tok on financial history(@thebitcoinfiles).
After requesting knowledgable sources on the Russia-Ukraine war on Twitter, many in the Bitcoin space urged me to reach out to Sidhu, who has been tweeting updates on the conflict and threads with compelling data, articles, videos and photos.
Recorded on February 27, 2022
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0:00 Short intro
:30 Promotional Considerations and Discount Codes
2:42 Intro to guest
4:00 Jeet background
5:50 Don’t trust verify
6:50 Where Jeet is sourcing information
8:55 Why did Russia invade Ukraine now?
12:52 Ukraine, NATO and Russia’s decision to act
15:45 Ukrainian President Zelensky
17:20 Is the President of Ukraine fighting?
20:40 Sanctions imposed on Russia
21:30 SWIFT sanction
22:53 Russian Central Bank assets frozen
25:18 Will the sanction work?
28:17 Russian own SWIFT system
29:40 Bank and ATM runs
32:32 Ukraine’s Bitcoin Treasury and Donations
36:40 Russia and Cryptocurrency to Mitigate Sanctions
41:44 Who is winning this war?
47:42 Could this become WWIII
54:05 Germany’s reliance on Russia’s natural gas
1:00:00 What we should watch for?
1:03:13 Jeet’s Bitcoin origin story and close