Ukraine

New Bill in Ukraine to Finally Let Crypto Firms Open Bank Accounts

Ukraine is getting closer to providing a legal status for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) with a new draft bill published o...

Whistleblower Outs ‘Wolf of Kyiv’ for $70 Million Bitcoin Scam

A whistleblower has revealed the existence of a 200-employee Ukrainian Bitcoin (BTC) trading scam that netted $70 million in 20...

CBDC Push Takes Ukraine Closer to Crypto Adoption

At a press conference held on Feb. 21, a representative for the National Bank of Ukraine released the results of its much-hyped...
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IT Exec at Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office Illegally Mined Crypto on Office Systems

In Kyiv, Ukraine, investigators have found another example of someone using the systems at their workplace for illicit cryptocu...

Financial Watchdogs See Crypto as Illicit by Default

Recently, financial regulators around the world have been growing concerned about the role of cryptocurrency in money launderin...

E-Hryvnia Threatens Landscape of Banking System

Despite considerable testing and research, the prospect of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) still raises significant conc...

First Ukrainian Bitcoin Exchange Launches Hryvnia-Pegged Stablecoin UAX

In an apparent first, Ukrainian cryptocurrency exchange Kuna has released a stablecoin pegged to local fiat currency, the Ukrai...

Crypto Mining Does Not Require Governmental Oversight, Ukrainian Regulator Says

Ukrainian authorities said that crypto mining does not require regulatory activity from governmental oversight bodies or other ...

Ukraine to Block Crypto Wallets for Illicit Funds, Finance Minister Says

Ukrainian authorities will be able to “block crypto wallets” in order to seize illegally obtained assets, a notice on the count...

Foin Token Scheme Locks Up Investors’ Money and Pumps Price

On Dec. 15, news broke that cryptocurrency payments firm and wallet provider FoPay had acquired Estonia-based digital currency ...
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