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A Ukrainian Virtual Bank Will Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards to Facilitate Cryptocurrency Adoption
Jul 07, 2021 at 11:02
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A Ukrainian Virtual Bank Will Issue Bitcoin Debit Cards to Facilitate Cryptocurrency Adoption
Monobank, a virtual bank founded in 2017 with over 2.5 million users, is doing everything possible to get the green light from Ukraine's National Bank (NBU) to allow a legal rollout of its first-ever bitcoin debit card before the end of July 2021. If approved, the new BTC debit cards will be available in the near future.
Ukraine Welcomes Cryptocurrency Despite Cautiousness from National Bank
Jun 10, 2021 at 13:09
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Ukraine Welcomes Cryptocurrency Despite Cautiousness from National Bank
The cryptocurrency industry in Ukraine seems to be heading south after the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) came out to warn the citizens about the risks associated with this nascent digital asset.
Ukraine Is Going to Jump on the CBDC Bandwagon with Stellar
Jan 07, 2021 at 15:43
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Ukraine Is Going to Jump on the CBDC Bandwagon with Stellar
As most states in the world are moving towards rolling out their own state-backed blockchain-based digital currencies, Ukraine, a cryptocurrency-friendly country in Eastern Europe has also decided to follow the lead. The state is going to develop its own central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Ukraine Is Going to Launch an Educational TV Series on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Nov 28, 2020 at 13:07
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Ukraine Is Going to Launch an Educational TV Series on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
The Ukrainian government is making efforts to spread awareness about blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency among common folks. The Ministry of Digital Transformation announced an online briefing on launching a blockchain and cryptocurrency TV series.
Ukrainian Sentenced for Stealing $10 Million Worth of Bitcoin from Microsoft
Nov 10, 2020 at 14:56
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Ukrainian Sentenced for Stealing $10 Million Worth of Bitcoin from Microsoft
The US District Court in Seattle sentenced a Ukrainian man for stealing around $10 million in cryptocurrency while working as an engineer at Microsoft.
Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
Sep 29, 2020 at 12:03
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Ukraine Rolls Out Cybercrime Bill That Defines Illegal Use Of Cryptocurrencies
The authorities of Ukraine have recently rolled out a new bill combating cybercrime that also describes the procedure for the confiscation of cryptocurrencies obtained illegally.
Ukraine and Russia at the Forefront of Embracing Cryptocurrency
Sep 17, 2020 at 13:30
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Ukraine and Russia at the Forefront of Embracing Cryptocurrency
Eastern European countries are topping the list in cryptoasset adoption speed. Particularly, Ukraine and Russia have topped others because they have unduly intensive cryptocurrency usage. This shows that a bigger ration of nationals has moved away from traditional monetary activity to cryptoassets.
Ukrainian Cryptocurrency Market is Attractive for Money Launderers Due to Weak Regulations
Aug 20, 2020 at 11:58
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Ukrainian Cryptocurrency Market is Attractive for Money Launderers Due to Weak Regulations
Ukrainian cryptocurrency market is under-regulated and therefore attractive for those wishing to take advantage of it for criminal purposes. Recently, law enforcers exposed a gang that has laundered about $42 million using cryptocurrency.
Covid-19 Forces Electoral Commissions to Adopt Blockchain-Based E-Voting
Jun 20, 2020 at 13:11
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Covid-19 Forces Electoral Commissions to Adopt Blockchain-Based E-Voting
The outbreak of Covid-19 has pushed several governments and electoral commissions globally to the wall by making them look for other alternative means of organising and conducting free and fair elections. One of the available options is using a Blockchain-based e-voting method.
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