Propy, the global property store and decentralized title registry, is partnering with the government of Ukraine to allow online real estate purchases by foreign investors for the first time.
National Bank of Ukraine Struggles to Clarify Bitcoin’s Legal Status as Mining Farms in Kyiv Raided by Police
According to the official comment by Oleg Chupriy, the deputy chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine, Bitcoin has no legal status in Ukraine.
Even though Ukraine’s legislation does not include any direct bans on cryptocurrency mining, miners have become objects of interest for the SBU, the country’s security service, and other law enforcement agencies.
According to the president of investment group Univer Taras Kozak, the government of Ukraine intends to use the distributed ledger technology for real estate title registration as of January 1st, 2018.
The word ‘mining’ has become mesmerizing for many cryptocurrency enthusiasts and those who had never heard a thing about bitcoin, Ethereum, and other altcoins. Media report that graphics cards are short on supply, while companies selling professional mining equipment can’t handle the flood of orders.
JUNE 16, KYIV, UKRAINE – Representatives of the Government of Ukraine and Valery Vavilov, CEO of the leading infrastructure provider BitFury, have signed a memorandum of commitment to move the country’s land registry to blockchain.
Ukraine’s National Bank (NBU) concedes using blockchain technology to issue electronic version of the country’s national currency hryvnia. Electronic hryvnia may be issued as part of the National Bank’s project Cashless Economy.
June 8th, 2017, Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice signed a memorandum on cooperation with leading blockchain infrastructure provider BitFury.