Russia economy

Bitcoin jumps back above $40,000 as Russians switch to crypto

Bitcoin jumped 13% over the last 24 hours to $43,163

Originally Published: 01 MAR 22 05:50 ET By Michelle Toh, CNN Business (CNN) -- Cryptocurrency prices are climbing after Russia's ruble sank to another record low and Moscow was hit with new sanctions. As of 5:25 a.m. ET on Tuesday,…