Ukraine News

Ukraine is the second largest state by territory in Eastern Europe. According to the International Monetary Fund, Ukraine’s economy is ranked 50th in the world by nominal GDP and purchasing power parity. In terms of cryptocurrency, it was stated in 2014 that all trades using virtual currencies and all benefits from selling them is allowed only for registered financial organizations, such as banks. In 2017, the Ukrainian National Bank didn’t admit Bitcoin as real money without certain regulation. By 2018, Ukraine has almost finished legislation aimed at regulating all operations with digital assets. Recently, the Ukrainian National Bank has expressed the readiness to collaborate with the Bitcoin foundation to work on the new project called Ukrainian Bitlicense.

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Binance makes another major strategic move in one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency miner regions.
Binance taps former central bank exec to push compliance in CIS and Russia
Helen Partz
2022-01-11T12:33:00+00:00
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Interview
"We're also excited that when working with central banks, we can do it in a way that is through regulation and compliance," said Bitt CEO Brian Popelka.
From eNaira to eHryvnia, a Caribbean fintech develops CBDCs around the world
Zhiyuan Sun
2021-12-20T19:00:00+00:00
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Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation supports a Stellar-based private stablecoin project developed by a local bank.
Ukrainian bank uses Stellar to launch electronic hryvnia pilot
Helen Partz
2021-12-14T13:00:00+00:00
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Volodymyr Zelensky did not object to the bill's fundamental principles, but opposed the idea of creating a new watchdog agency.
Ukrainian president returns virtual asset bill to parliament for revision
Kirill Bryanov
2021-10-06T19:30:00+01:00
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The development marks another sign of the digital hryvnia project picking up steam.
Ukraine’s central bank seeks to hire a blockchain developer, job posting reveals
Kirill Bryanov
2021-09-29T19:15:00+01:00
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Analysis
Unlike Russia, Ukraine has passed laws that will ease the adoption of cryptocurrencies within the country.
Ukraine joins the comity of crypto-friendly nations with new regulation
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-09-24T14:07:00+01:00
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Crypto doesn’t pose a big risk for the financial system until it’s adopted enough to be less volatile, the NBU said.
Central bank of Ukraine to promote ‘fair’ Bitcoin regulation
Helen Partz
2021-09-21T14:29:24+01:00
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Ukraine is hoping its new digital asset regulations will attract foreign crypto exchanges to set up shop in the Eastern European nation.
Ukraine passes legislation to recognize and regulate crypto
Samuel Haig
2021-09-09T06:44:00+01:00
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