Various countries around the world are currently in the process of either regulating or banning cryptocurrencies. It seems there is no middle ground in this regard, although nothing has been set in stone yet in most parts of the world. Over in Ukraine, the parliament seems to be open-minded when it comes to Bitcoin and altcoins. […]
A cryptocurrency bill has been submitted to Ukraine’s national legislature, setting the stage for new regulations in the country.
Bitcoin mining and Blockchain could give a boost to unrecognized states.
A Ukrainian official described bitcoin as a risky investment and a vehicle for fraud but downplayed any systemic concerns about the cryptocurrency.
Ukraine’s government is going to auction seized assets through decentralized Blockchain for more transparent accountability.
Ukraine’s justice ministry has begun testing the use of a blockchain to digitally auction seized assets, according to a report.
The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on the Financial Stability Board conducted a meeting in late August 2017 to tackle the legal status of virtual currencies like Bitcoin in…
Multiple companies in Ukraine are preparing for yet another major ransomware outbreak. Earlier this year, the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks caused a lot of damage. Both malware types were successfully distributed in the form of a popular accounting software update file, which had the ransomware payload attached to it. Authorities are on high alert now that […]
Three Ukrainian lawmakers have admitted that they own large amounts of the Bitcoin. Meanwhile, the government is divided on virtual currency and Blockchain technology. …
Local Russian and Ukrainian sources including RIA Novosti have revealed that three major lawmakers within the Ukrainian parliament have disclosed a total holding of $45 million in bitcoin. The report of RIA Novosti came shortly after the announcement of the National Bank of Ukraine to fully regulate and legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Ukrainian regulators, […]
Recent disclosures by members of Ukraine’s legislature revealed that three lawmakers have a combined wealth in bitcoin worth more than $45 million.
The Ukrainian government is launching a pilot scheme to tell property to foreign investors on the Blockchain.
NBU clarified that there is only one currency that is being used in Ukraine and that is the hryvnia.
Ukraine’s central bank has hinted that it will advance plans to regulate the use of cryptocurrencies in the country. This stands in contrast to earlier plans to embrace Blockchain technology.
The NotPetya ransomware attack has caused damages on a global scale. No country was more affected than Ukraine, which is home to many ransomware types discovered throughout 2017. Local police officials have arrested a 51-year old man on suspicion of spreading the ransomware known as NotPetya. Although the arrest took place nearly a week ago, the […]