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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A new report from Chainalysis has found that Eastern Europe is responsible for more darknet activity and ransomware volume than any other region.
Eastern Europe's sixth-largest crypto service is a darknet market
Samuel Haig
2020-09-15T06:30:00+01:00
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China is not the only country that wants control of this highly coveted industry.
Geopolitical risks prevail as new players emerge in the crypto mining space
Felipe Erazo
2020-08-28T21:47:00+01:00
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As protests rage in Belarus and Alexei Navalny remains in a coma, we look at new developments in crypto across the former USSR.
Law Decoded: Blockchains and the Eastern Bloc, August 14–21
Kollen Post
2020-08-21T20:09:00+01:00
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The world’s largest exchange keeps deepening its cooperation with law enforcement.
Binance and Ukraine Capture Cyber Criminals Laundering $42M
Helen Partz
2020-08-18T14:00:00+01:00
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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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