Ukraine Presents Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill

Ukraine’s parliament, Verkhovna Rada, will review a bill on cryptocurrency regulation. The paper has been published at the parliament’s official website.

Ukraine to Develop a Cryptocurrency Bill

Ukraine’s parliamentary committee on financial policy and banking has started developing a bill that would regulate cryptocurrency turnover. The committee’s head Sergei Rybalka wrote on Facebook: “We started working on a cryptocurrency bill in our parliamentary committee. They are gaining traction all over the world.” Notably, deputy head of Ukraine’s National Bank Oleg Churiy recently […]

National Bank of Ukraine Will Not Consider Bitcoin a Currency

Deputy head of Ukraine’s National Bank Oleg Churiy has stated that the regulator does not consider bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a currency, and sees scam-related risks inherent in their usage.

Ukrainian Lawmakers to Decide Bitcoin’s Legal Status

The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on the Financial Stability Board met last week to discuss the issue of cryptocurrency regulation. The participants engaged in a debate about the legal status of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. “Everyone understands the importance of blockchain and cryptocurrency as innovative technologies, the importance of developing the industry, protecting against illegal […]

Ukraine Government to Allow Foreign Investors to Purchase Real Estate Online with Propy

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.

Ukraine’s Law Enforcement Launch Raids on Local Miners

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.

Ukraine’s Real Estate Title Registration to Start Using Blockchain in 2018

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.

Digital Rush: From Graphics Cards Mining to Cryptocurrency-Mining Heating Systems

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.

BitFury to Help in Moving Ukraine’s Land Registry to Blockchain

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 to Launch Blockchain-based National Currency

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.

BitFury Signs a Memorandum on Cooperation with Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice

June 8th, 2017, Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice signed a memorandum on cooperation with leading blockchain infrastructure provider BitFury.