#Ukraine

Ukraine’s State Agency for E-Governance: Blockchain Will End Corruption

April 13, Ukraine’s state agency for e-governance and BitFury have signed a historic memorandum of cooperation. A few days later, the country’s Ministry of Justice announced it was ready to deploy blockchain technology within SETAM, the system for escheat sales, and the ministry’s basic ledgers.

Ukrainian Ministry of Justice to Start Deploying Blockchain Solutions

According to a Facebook post by Konstantin Yarmolenko, the head of state agency for e-government of Ukraine, the country’s ministry of justice has announced it is ready to deploy blockchain solutions in basic ledgers and the system of escheat realization.

BitFury Group Signs Agreement With Ukraine Government to Provide Blockchain Services

Ukraine has partnered with global technology company the Bitfury Group to put a sweeping range of government data on a blockchain platform, the firm’s chief executive officer told Reuters, in a project he described as probably the largest of its kind anywhere.

Attic Lab CEO: We’re Building Tomorrow’s Financial System Where Banks Are Vehicles

Sergei Vasilchuk, Attic Lab CEO, presented the company’s innovative solution for banks and businesses dubbed OpenBankIT at the recent Blockchain UA conference. The solution, which is based on the principles of OpenSource, Free and UserFriendly, seeks to build a whole stack of solutions for e-money and other assets.

Another Ukrainian Bank to Issue Assets on Blockchain

Ukraine-based Alliance Bank and fintech company Attic Lab have signed an agreement on integrating SmartMoney, a banking blockchain system.

DocSensus: Blockchain Will File Paper Documents as a History

March 17th, 2017, Deloitte Ukraine’s spokespersons Sergei Bondarenko and Dmitri Pavlenko presented their new project DocSensus at BlockchainUA conference in Kyiv. The next day, the project team came in second at the second edition of the All-Ukrainian Blockchain Hackathon.

Deloitte Unveils a Blockchain-Based Solution for Document Flow Control

Deloitte has presented its own blockchain-based solution for e-document flow control dubbed DocSensus during BlockchainUA conference in Kyiv, the capital of the Ukraine.

Confidence Shattered: Bitcoin and Blockchain after Nationalization of Ukraine’s PrivatBank

Rumors of Ukraine’s largest commercial bank PrivatBank inevitable nationalization have been circulating for a long time. One may only guess whether the new record set at Ukraine’s LocalBitcoins last week has anything to do with that; however, the USD exchange rate in Ukraine definitely has, as millions of the bank’s clients rushed to convert their […]

LocalBitcoins Volumes Soar to All-Time High in Ukraine

Over the past week, the volume of bitcoin transactions on LocalBitcoins in Ukraine has reached its all-time high peaking at 2,283,083 hryvnias (almost $87,000.)

Ukrainian Stock Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading

Ukrainian Exchange JSC has announced imminent launch of Bitcoin futures trading, starting from Monday, December 19.

Attic Lab CEO: Blockchain’s Only Chance Is In Conquering The Masses

As ForkLog reported earlier, a group of crypto-enthusiasts from Ukraine is attempting to launch a blockchain platform designed for banking that could become a fully-fledged alternative to Visa and MasterCard, and provide financial institutions with full functionality to run their operations.

National Bank of Ukraine Believes Blockchain Has to Be Extensively Tested Before Any Implementation

According to Sergei Shatski, the head of retail payments department at the National Bank of Ukraine, the country’s banking system is well-developed technologically, however, the regulator needs more time to check everything before actually implementing blockchain technology.