Tag Archive: Ukraine

  • Ukraine Is Creating Official Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation Altcoin News, Legislation, News, News teaser

    Ukraine Is Creating Official Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation

    The Ukranian government is planning to form a group that will oversee regulatory measures for cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency exchanges. Regulating Cryptocurrencies As cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular and widespread, many governments worldwide are introducing regulatory frameworks for digital currencies and exchanges. In 2017 the whole cryptocurrency market experienced an explosive growth rate which drew a lot of attention from governments and financial institutions. According to a recent statement by the National Security and Defense Council of

    · January 14, 2018 · 11:30 pm
  • Your Guide to This Week's Hottest Blockchain Conferences and Conventions Blockchain Technology, Conferences and Meetings, News, News teaser

    Your Guide to This Week’s Hottest Blockchain Conferences and Conventions

    Blockchain events are everywhere. As more people become interested in the technology an begin to understand its broad range of applications, the demand for these events – where attendees can meet other people with like interests and learn about the latest developments – increases substantially. So who goes to these events anyway? Attendance at blockchain conferences and conventions has skyrocketed in recent months. In addition to the usual players – representatives from startups, funds, laboratories,

    · December 9, 2017 · 4:30 pm
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    Cryptocurrency Hits the High Seas as Ukrainian Shipping Company Accepts Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is primed to become a noticeable component of international commodity trading as a Ukrainian shipping company plans on accepting it, and others are going to follow suit. While there are instances of people buying a home or paying their rent with Bitcoin, it seems that the vast majority of transactions are relatively minor. However, the cryptocurrency is starting to move into the much deeper waters of international commodity trading where the stakes, and the

    · December 3, 2017 · 5:45 am
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    Propy Raises Nearly $8 Million on First Day of Crowdsale, Partners with Ukraine Government Entity

    San Francisco and Kiev-based blockchain startup Propy, launched its Token Sale this week and it has already seen a great response. The crowd sale started at 6 AM PST on August 15th and had already raised over than $7.7 million. The project is being well supported by real estate innovators and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. The development support of these individuals has been instrumental in allowing Propy to start towards its goal to release the decentralized Propy Title

    · August 27, 2017 · 10:00 am
  • Three Ukrainian Politicians Admit to Having Over $50 Million in Bitcoins Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Three Ukrainian Politicians Admit to Having Over $50 Million in Bitcoins

    Three Ukrainian politicians admit to possessing over $50 million in bitcoins, which shows how extravagant the political elite live as the average citizen only earns less than $300 a month. Apparently, life is very good if you’re an important member of the government in Ukraine. The war-torn country has had more than its fair share of troubles since President Viktor Yanukovich was forced to abdicate back in 2014 for being too chummy with Russian President

    · August 17, 2017 · 9:45 am
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    Ukraine Sees Bitcoin Investments Up 500% in 12 Months

    Ukraine’s Bitcoin investment figures have shot up 500% in a single year, according to Bitcoin Ukraine founder Andrey Dubetskiy. Dubetskiy: Growth Reasons ‘Same Throughout The World’ The figures, which Dubetskiy revealed in comments to local news resource Payspace, represent growth from 500,000 hryvnia ($18,400) to 2.5 million ($92,000) hryvnia per week through 2016. “The reasons behind the growth are the same as those throughout the world,” he told the publication. Specifically, distrust of national currencies,

    · April 4, 2017 · 2:00 pm
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    MinexSystems Completes ICO Ahead of Schedule, Partners with Major Bank

    The cryptocurrency community is increasingly leaning towards ICOs as a mode of raising investments. The crowdfunding method is much better than conventional angel and VC investments as it will allow the platforms to get community buy-ins much before the official launch. MinexSystems is one such blockchain platform that completed its first stage of ICO ahead of schedule by forging a very important partnership. [Note: This is a press release] According to the Ukrainian blockchain platform,

    · December 25, 2016 · 1:00 am
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    Not So Private: Ukraine Nationalizes Failing Privatbank, Bitcoin Spikes

    Ukraine’s biggest lender Privatbank may need to change its name after the government acquired 100% of its shares Monday. Privatbank Failure Would End In ‘Panic’ The newly nationalized bank had reportedly built up huge debts resulting from insider loans going unpaid, with sources saying its failure would cause “panic.” “Other banks would not be getting their loans back from PrivatBank, a series of bankruptcies would begin, and there would be panic,” Oleksandr Savchenko, head of

    · December 19, 2016 · 3:30 am
  • Ukraine Bitcoin, Bitcoin Politics, News, News teaser

    ‘High Interest’ Prods Ukraine to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading

    The Ukraine Stock Exchange has announced it will start selling Bitcoin futures due to “quite high interest” in the country. Ukraine Trades Brent & Bitcoin Trading authorities made the statement along with news that Brent crude futures will also be offered. Trading will begin December 19. “This became possible after the National Securities and Stock Market Commission registered specifications of futures contracts and exchange in the stock market legislation,” a statement quoted by local news resource

    · December 15, 2016 · 6:00 am
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    A Chinese Perspective: BitKan Visits Ukraine Bitcoin Conference

    How do people exchange local currency for bitcoin in countries like Ukraine these days? Is it easy, or do users still need to be creative with their methods? A Chinese company representative went there to find out more. Also read: Bitcoin IRA Launches Investment Returns Calculator Bitcoin Infrastructure is Improving Everywhere Not so long ago, bitcoin exchange options were limited in most countries. Even online exchanges were of little use to anyone other than large-scale traders

    · October 15, 2016 · 7:00 pm
  • Prague Bitcoin, Blockchain Technology, News, News teaser, Press releases

    Blockchain 2016: Results of Prague Conference

    On May 19, 2016 Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague – the second annual conference dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology took place in the Czech Republic. In 2016 to the conference former name (Bitcoin Conference) the word ‘Blockchain’ was added, since it is data structure blocks that developers, investors and financial institutions have focused on. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s goods and/or services. What Happened at the

    · May 27, 2016 · 4:18 pm
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    Ukraine Economy Bailout Presents Bitcoin Opportunity

    For some countries around the world, times are very tough as local economies are starting to fall apart. Ukraine is one of those countries, as inflation will be hitting a record-high of 44 percent later this year. Combine that number with a near 25-percent inflation, and anyone can see why the Ukraine economy needs a bailout. At the same time, Ukraine’s central bank is warning people about the use of Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

    · December 29, 2015 · 10:04 am
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    Crimean oDesk Freelancers Unpaid Due to U.S. Sanctions; Perfect Opportunity for Bitcoin

    On December 19, 2014, United States President Barack Obama signed an executive order prohibiting financial transactions between people and businesses located in the United States and Crimea a region of Ukraine. Because of the sanctions, Crimean oDesk freelancers were no longer able to receive payment for their work if they were employed by US companies. Even worse, the companies couldn’t pay them for the services they already completed due to the legal restraints. oDesk is

    · January 1, 2015 · 3:00 pm