Ukraine

News

Ukraine Is the Fourth Most Crypto Friendly Nation Worldwide

Ukraine is behind only Argentina, the U.S. and Colombia in the global crypto adoption ranking based on the CryptoCasinos research.

Articles

Two Years on the Brink of Destruction: How Unbreakable Ukrainian Tech Survives and Grows Amid the War

For most Ukrainians, life will always remain divided into their happy “before” and brutal “after” Russia’s unprovoked, savage full-scale invasion that defies every norm of morality and humanitarian laws. Nevertheless, Ukraine as a whole, and notably its tech sector, has been showing incredible resilience and even, surprisingly, progress. As we take a look over the […]

News

Russia’s Sanctioned Sovcombank Applies for US Licence to Make UN Climate Payments

Sovcombank, one of Russia’s major financial institutions, sanctioned by the US, UK and EU, has applied to the US Treasury for a licence to make membership payments to a United Nations climate funding programme.

Blockchain & Crypto

Ukraine Drafts Digital Artefact Legislation

Digital artefacts and related content are to become new objects of civil rights in Ukraine, opening up new legal ways of money-making for Ukrainians

News

Mastercard Teams With Ukrainian Fashion Brand to Help Injured Children

The new limited-edition jewelry capsule collection from the prominent Ukrainian designer Svitlana Bevza is available exclusively for Mastercard cardholders on priceless.com. The sales proceeds will finance prosthetics and rehabilitation programs for Ukrainian children injured in the course of the ongoing war

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Revolut Partners With Game4Ukraine to Fund School Reconstruction

In honour of the partnership with Game4Ukraine, Revolut will also donate £20 to UNITED24 (a charity initiative of the President of Ukraine) for every customer who signs up to Revolut through the link in @revolutapp’s stories or donation landing page and spends with their card

Fintech & Ecommerce

‘Customer Experience Above All’ Says Yuriy Batkhin, Mastercard’s VP for BD in Ukraine and Moldova

Ukraine is actively transitioning to digital payments, leaving cash in the past. This process and the role that Mastercard—one of the trendsetters in payment innovations—plays in it are discussed below. Despite the full-scale war in Ukraine, innovative technological solutions are being intensively implemented in the payment sector, and Ukrainians are increasingly refusing cash and using […]

Events

Lugano Business Forum in Support of Ukrainian Business

The two-day event organized by the Ukrainian-Swiss business association will gather about 500 industry leaders, innovators, investors and government officials from all over Europe On May 11-12, the Lugano Business Forum (LBF) will be held in Lugano, Switzerland — a meeting of business communities from Ukraine and several European countries to exchange experience and establish […]

Society & Lifestyle

NatWest Helps Ukrainian Women Refugees Start Tech Careers

UK bank NatWest has launched a programme to help displaced Ukrainian women start new tech-related careers, in partnership with Code First Girls and the Capital City Partnership

Reports

A Year of War in Crypto: Report Reveals Amount of Crypto Donations Sent to Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine has received over $70 million in crypto donations since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion, however, pro-Russian military groups also used cryptocurrency to fund their war efforts

News

The Government of Ukraine Launches NFT Cats Collection to Power Naval Drone Fleet

United 24, the official fundraising platform of Ukraine, launched by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, announced the launch of the first national NFT collection featuring сats of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Proceeds from the NFT sale will help raise funds for a fleet of naval drones

Articles

Kostiantyn Koshelenko Explains Ukraine’s New Digital Humanitarian Platform eDopomoga

The humanitarian platform eDopomoga was created by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine and the Information and Computing Center of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine State Enterprise with the support of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, the World Bank and UNDP in Ukraine with the financial support of Sweden. The platform has […]

News

Ukraine Started International Consultations to Update Crypto Laws

The discussed changes are dedicated to adjusting the National Tax Code to the crypto market

News

SpaceX to continue funding Starlink in Ukraine

After a series of controversial tweets, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confirmed that SpaceX will not seek funding from Pentagon to provide Starlink internet to Ukraine

Blockchain & Crypto

Ukrainian art museum to preserve cultural heritage via NFT auction

The Kharkiv Art Museum launched an NFT collection on Binance to raise funds for preserving art pieces and national cultural heritage

News

Ukraine under missile attacks: breaking news

“We have woken up from explosions and air raid sirens, each in our own city. We’ll remember this morning forever”. Here’s the chronicle of the events in Ukraine on Friday, Oct.10