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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Ukraine’s Ministry for Digital Transformation will be tracking illicit crypto transactions with a crypto analytics startup backed by Bitfury.
Ukrainian Ministry Plans to Track Crypto Transactions With Bitfury
Helen Partz
2020-07-24T20:48:00+01:00
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A Ukrainian hacker stole data in government databases and attempted to sell it for crypto.
Ukrainian Hacker Caught Selling Government Databases for Crypto
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-07-10T21:00:00+01:00
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The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine published crypto draft law “On Virtual Assets” in response to FATF’s June 2020 deadline.
New Bill in Ukraine to Finally Let Crypto Firms Open Bank Accounts
Helen Partz
2020-05-22T21:31:00+01:00
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Ukraine's Ministry of Energy believes that using power plants for crypto mining could be one of the best ways to take advantage of a current energy glut.
Ukraine Considers Using Nuclear Plants for Cryptocurrency Mining
Stephen O'Neal
2020-05-06T11:49:00+01:00
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The Swedish government is demanding action from Ukraine for an alleged $70 million fraud scheme that targeted victims who showed interest in cryptocurrency.
Swedish Foreign Minister Urges Ukraine to Investigate $70 Million Bitcoin Fraud
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-03-04T15:59:00+00:00
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Ukrainian officials are urged to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings as one of the national anti-corruption agencies publishes a manual on how to report cryp...
Ukraine's Officials Will Need to Report Crypto as ‘Intangible Assets'
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-03-04T10:49:00+00:00
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A whistleblower has revealed a $70 million Bitcoin scam targeting British and Australian investors through fake news stories on Facebook.
Whistleblower Outs ‘Wolf of Kyiv’ for $70 Million Bitcoin Scam
Samuel Haig
2020-03-02T11:25:43+00:00
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With the e-hryvnia pilot testing successfully over, the Ukrainian government is making a concerted effort to engage in the crypto-adoption race.
CBDC Push Takes Ukraine Closer to Crypto Adoption
Shiraz Jagati
2020-02-28T12:54:00+00:00
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