Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine Claims the Test Pilot of the e-Hryvnia will not Influence the Actual Launch
Dec 19, 2021 at 11:11
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The National Bank of Ukraine Claims the Test Pilot of the e-Hryvnia will not Influence the Actual Launch
On December 14, Ukraine's TASCOMBANK announced the launch of a pilot project to test the functionality of the electronic hryvnia. Although the National Bank (NBU) supports this project, it claims that it is the only institution authorized to issue the CBDC, so the pilot project will not have a significant impact on the development process.
Ukraine Joins a Blockchain-Based Pilot for Tracking Timber
Nov 20, 2021 at 11:25
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Ukraine Joins a Blockchain-Based Pilot for Tracking Timber
Ukraine will use blockchain technology to track the supply chain of timber on international markets. It is thus the second country in the world, after China, to test this pilot initiative.
The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
Nov 01, 2021 at 11:00
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The USA Cooperated with Ukraine in Prosecuting Cyber Criminals Having Laundered Millions of Dollars Using Cryptocurrency
On October 25, US and Ukrainian intelligence agencies wrapped up a joint operation to uncover a gang of money launderers who used cryptocurrency to legalize money for hackers on the darknet.
3 Officials of a Ukrainian Security Service are Involved in Kidnapping; Ransom Was Paid in Bitcoins
Oct 27, 2021 at 11:30
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3 Officials of a Ukrainian Security Service are Involved in Kidnapping; Ransom Was Paid in Bitcoins
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) are suspected of kidnapping a foreign citizen to demand a ransom. To save himself from threats and torture, the man paid the kidnappers 7.5 Bitcoins.
Another Illegal Mining Farm is Uncovered in Ukraine; The Amount of Damage is to be Investigated
Sep 28, 2021 at 10:40
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Another Illegal Mining Farm is Uncovered in Ukraine; The Amount of Damage is to be Investigated
Ukrainian police have uncovered an illegal mining farm in the city of Kryvyi Rih. The farm was operated by a 32-year-old citizen in an ordinary flat. The operator is currently under arrest while the amount of damage is being investigated.
The Central Bank of Ukraine to Pay Salaries in Digital Hryvnia by the End of 2021
Sep 23, 2021 at 12:16
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The Central Bank of Ukraine to Pay Salaries in Digital Hryvnia by the End of 2021
The wave of central bank digital currency (CBDC) is gaining traction around the world and the Ukrainian government plans to pay its employees with digital hryvnia.
The Other Side of Legalization: Ukrainians Will Pay Taxes for Trading Cryptocurrencies
Aug 11, 2021 at 10:20
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The Other Side of Legalization: Ukrainians Will Pay Taxes for Trading Cryptocurrencies
The Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation is making every effort to legalize cryptocurrencies in the country. For example, it is preparing the law on Digital Assets for the second reading on Verkhivna Rada. On the other hand, it is working on a framework that will allow taxing the income from trading cryptocurrencies.
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.
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