Ukraine is currently experiencing the worst period of hyperinflation in the world as the government has imposed capital controls to stop its citizens from dumping the Hryvnia. This can potentially make cryptocurrencies the only viable safe haven for the embattled country’s population.
Ukraine will block the Bitcoin accounts of “separatists” in the country’s east. Such was the statement of the head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Valentyn Nalyvaychenko.
Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine and KUNA Bitcoin Agency are expected to announce a Ukrainian blockchain project to set up an e-governance system in Odessa, Ukraine.
Ukraine may soon legalize Bitcoin. The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is seriously looking into the possibilities of implementing Bitcoin’s technology into the financial system according to Ukraine’s Bitcoin Foundation (BFU).
The National Bank of Ukraine held a meeting last week to discuss ways of "[improving] the performance of international payment systems in Ukraine" and easing up regulatory constraints for new market entrants.
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The new global Bitcoin consumer ATM Mecca has shifted to Eastern Europe near the hotly-contested military crossroads of the Ukraine.
Speaking at the All-Russian Banking Conference, Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Mioseev stated that the bill proposing penalties for using “monetary surrogates” will finally become law this year.
The virtual currency Bitcoin cannot be used in Ukraine as a means of payment. The above was announced in a post on the official website of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). According to the regulator, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies represent "money substitutes.”
Apparently no ATMs might be needed in Ukraine.
Bitcoin regulation looks imminent in Ukraine, with the release of its own BitLicense draft. Initial reception has been described as “surprisingly positive” by the country’s Central Bank and financial sector.
Conflict gives Bitcoin an opportunity, the traditional perspective goes – but in the current world of conflict, it could well be argued that economics are being overlooked, and that Bitcoin’s real spotlight will be illuminated when peace returns and money becomes a talking point once again.
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will review the bill defining the legal status of Bitcoin. Allegedly, it will be submitted in January, 2016.
Head of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine claims that the policemen who have searched his house on November 3 were motivated by things other than justice.
Pavel Kravchenko told CoinTelegraph about the main prospects and problems of crypto industry in Ukraine.
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In an exclusive interview to CoinTelegraph, Vladimir Dubinin, the CEO of Distributed Lab announced the upcoming launch of a new Bitcoin wallet in Ukraine.
The National Bank of Ukraine has issued a warning to the country’s regional banks, global financial institutions and its executives regarding the financial risks involved in the use of digital currencies like bitcoin.
Ukrainian Bitcoin agency KUNA announces the launch of a crowdsale campaign for its cryptocurrency exchange.
The first-of-kind Blockchain Research and Development center opened in Kiev to establish FinTech and blockchain solutions in the Ukraine as well as worldwide.
Blockchain-based system for holding online auctions will be launched in Odessa region, Ukraine, in February 2016.
Bitсоin Fоundаtiоn Ukraine supervisory board member Yuriy Kostiv is running for the deputy's seat at the Kiev Council of Deputies and is looking to bring its principles of decentralized management to Ukraine’s capital.
Bitcoinis ruling over the crypto currency marketplace, and increasingly more companies are starting to accept bitcoins as payment mode.
On September 26, 2014, Ukrainian capital hosted its first Bitcoin event - Bitcoin Conference Kiev. The Hall of Champions in NSC Olimpiyskiy gathered about 170 Bitcoin enthusiasts along with leading Ukrainian and foreign thought leaders.
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