Ukraine Completes Pilot Scheme for E-Hryvnia National Digital Currency
Ukraine’s central bank has completed a pilot scheme for its national digital currency, the e-hryvnia, local press agency Interfax Ukraine reported on Feb. 22.
Ukraine’s Cryptocurrency Legalization to Unfold Through 2021
While much of the world grapples with the development of crypto-related policy, Ukraine has become a first mover.
Ukraine Election Official Launches Voting Trial Using NEM's Blockchain
A member of the Ukraine Central Election Commission is investigating the use of blockchain in elections.
Ukraine to host sixth international crypto event – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv
On September 19, the capital of Ukraine will host a major cryptocurrency event – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv. The event will be a platform allowing crypto experts to share their experience with the business audience and companies to present the latest crypto industry novelties.
Ukraine Arrests Suspects Tied to Fraudulent Crypto Exchanges
Ukrainian authorities have arrested four individuals suspected of running fake cryptocurrency exchanges, the nation's federal police force announced Saturday.
Ukraine To Legalize Cryptocurrencies, Invites Citizens To Comment On Proposed Regulations
Ukraine is preparing draft legislation to legalize cryptocurrencies, according to a post by a member of the Ukrainian parliament, Alexei Mushak, on his Facebook page Tuesday, May 15.
Ukraine’s Securities Commission Chief Seeks Legalization of Cryptocurrencies as Financial Instruments
The Chairman of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine has indicated the regulator favors a decision to recognize cryptocurrencies as financial instruments. Timur Khromayev thinks it’s time to take the matter to the country’s Financial Stability Council. The point of no return has been passed, he says.
Russian-Ukrainian Cybercrime Gang Arrested In Spain, Allegedly Used BTC To Launder $1.24 Bln
The Spanish police have arrested a cybercrime gang made up of Russian and Ukrainian nationals who were allegedly involved in stealing more than $1.24 bln from financial institutions worldwide, subsequently converting their illicit gains into Bitcoin (BTC), Associated Press reports March 26.
Ukrainian Law May Separate Mining from Cryptocurrencies
Ukrainian legislators should separate the regulation of crypto mining from the legal status of cryptocurrencies. The new approach was proposed by the chairman of an important parliamentary committee who criticized law enforcement agencies for cracking down on crypto miners. Police confiscated mining equipment in a series of raids this week. Authorities claim that coins have been used to finance pro-Russian separatists.