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Guns, Ammo and Crypto: How A Ukraine Minister May Have Forever Altered Wars
The government of Ukraine has raised an unprecedented $178 million in crypto for its defense. That’s why Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop "Mykhailo Fedorov Defends" MI2022 (Osinachi/CoinDesk)

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Ucrania analiza usar una CBDC que pueda facilitar el trading de criptomonedas
El Banco Nacional de Ucrania aseguró que está estudiando los pagos minoristas, la circulación de activos virtuales y las transacciones al extranjero como posibles casos de uso de la futura grivna electrónica.
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Ukraine Considering CBDC That Can Facilitate Crypto Trading
The National Bank of Ukraine says it is looking at retail payments, virtual asset circulation and cross-border transactions as possible use cases for an electronic hryvnia.
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Ukrainian Government Puts Binance Payment Service Integration on Hold
The move has upset local crypto exchanges and entrepreneurs, who have shown their displeasure by blocking BNB trades on their platforms.
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CDCROP: Rev Miller, co-founder of Kyiv Tech Summit, Alex Bornyakov, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for Digital Transformation, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. (Kyiv Tech Summit)
Ukrainian Official Refutes FTX-Ukraine Money Laundering Rumors
The deputy crypto chief of Ukrainian government says war-torn country used FTX only as a fiat on-ramp.
CDCROP: Rev Miller, co-founder of Kyiv Tech Summit, Alex Bornyakov, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for Digital Transformation, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. (Kyiv Tech Summit)

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Celsius Once Solicited Donations for Ukraine. Here’s What Happened Next
After Russia invaded Ukraine earlier this year, several digital-asset platforms rushed to publicize the address of Ukrainian government wallets for crypto donations. Celsius took a different path, setting up its own wallets to accept donations. But how much was donated?
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'High Risk' Crypto Activity Surges in Eastern Europe Amid Russia-Ukraine War: Chainalysis
High risk activity in Eastern Europe is on the rise, but illicit activity remains on a par with North and Latin America.
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CDCROP: More Than 4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine Since Russian Invasion
$4M in Crypto Sent to Pro-Russia Militias in Ukraine: Report
Millions of dollars continue to be sent to paramilitary groups that are often officially sanctioned, the report said.
CDCROP: More Than 4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine Since Russian Invasion

CDCROP: Russian President Vladimir Putin Hosts Ceremony With Separatist Leaders Of Ukrainian Regions After Referendum (Getty Images)
EU’s Russian Crypto Ban Confirmed as Bloc Tightens Sanctions
All crypto payments from Russians to European wallet providers will be forbidden.
CDCROP: Russian President Vladimir Putin Hosts Ceremony With Separatist Leaders Of Ukrainian Regions After Referendum (Getty Images)

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Crypto Update | Deglobalization Is Happening. Crypto Is Part of the Answer
With bitcoin rising slightly to $19,200 even as stocks fell around the world, plus a look at deglobalization, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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