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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.
Ukraine Plans on Using Energy Surplus for Cryptocurrency Mining, While Its Citizens Are Threatened with Massive Shutdowns
May 06, 2020 at 14:04
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Ukraine Plans on Using Energy Surplus for Cryptocurrency Mining, While Its Citizens Are Threatened with Massive Shutdowns
The Ukrainian Ministry of Energy offered the Energoatom energy generating company to explore the possibility of cryptocurrency mining using the potential of nuclear power plants.
Ukraine to Supervise Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Transactions Above $1,200
Jan 28, 2020 at 15:40
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Ukraine to Supervise Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Transactions Above $1,200
The government of Ukraine will start overseeing all Bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions, however, the current minister of finance has acknowledged that it is not virtual tokens but fiat currency which villains, fraudulent and corrupt public workers take advantage of.
Ukraine Incarcerates Illegal Bitcoin Miners at Power Plant
Aug 24, 2019 at 12:51
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Ukraine Incarcerates Illegal Bitcoin Miners at Power Plant
The Ukrainian security authorities have detained cryptocurrency miners at a nuclear energy plant. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the law-enforcement agency and primary government security body in the fields of counterintelligence operation and fighting terrorism, arrested many people for illicitly mining Bitcoin and other digital assets at the country’s nuclear power plant (NPP).
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
Aug 13, 2019 at 12:24
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USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
Former EXMO Analyst Pavel Lerner On His Kidnapping, Security, and New Job
Jul 20, 2019 at 10:46
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Former EXMO Analyst Pavel Lerner On His Kidnapping, Security, and New Job
In late 2017, the lead analyst of cryptocurrency exchange EXMO, Pavel Lerner, was kidnapped in Ukraine. On December 26th, men wearing dark-colored clothes and balaclavas forced him into a car and drove away. Lerner resurfaced only three days later, having paid a ransom to the kidnappers.
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