Tag: russia-ukraine

Mar 24 2022

Russia-Ukraine War Can Boost Global Crypto Adoption: BlackRock CEO

Larry Fink, CEO of investment management firm BlackRock, said on Thursday about a possible boost in crypto adoption due to the Russia-Ukraine war, changing his crypto stance to...

Mar 04 2022

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Drops Users Amid Strict U.S. Sanctions

Mar 04 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

Ethereum-based NFT marketplace OpenSea has started dropping off users from its platform amid the ongoing U.S. Sanctions. This comes as exchanges have been asked to put a ban on...

Mar 03 2022

Russia-Ukraine Ceasefire Talks Resume In Belarus

Russia-Ukraine talks resumed on Thursday, with Kyiv seeking an immediate ceasefire as Russian forces increased their bombing of Ukrainian cities. Crypto markets were largely muted as investors awaited more...

Feb 27 2022

Ukrainians Are Getting $3K More For Bitcoins As Cash Withdrawal Limits Imposed

Crypto activities in Ukraine continue to grow as the ongoing war pushes them higher. As per currently available data sources, crypto exchanges in Ukraine are experiencing increased crypto trading activities. During the few days, the demand for digital assets, particularly Bitcoin and Tether, increased and resulted in a rise in the value of those currencies compared to the local currency of Ukraine, Hryvnia....

Russia Said SWIFT Ban Could Be Tantamount To A Declaration Of War

A SWIFT ban could make Russia go nuts again. Russia's invasion of Ukraine triggered a cascade of consequences that were rapidly felt throughout the world. Apart from property and human life, global finance – and cryptocurrency in particular – took a significant hit. On Saturday, the US and its Western allies blocked certain Russian banks' access to the SWIFT international payment system, ratcheting...

Ukraine Asked For Donations Through Bitcoin, Ether And Tether

The official tweeter account of Ukraine asked for donations through cryptocurrency on Saturday, just days after Russia invaded their country. They chose Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum(ETH), and Tether (USDT). Vice Prime Minister of the country, Mykhailo Fedorov, has...

Feb 26 2022

Ukraine Volunteers Group Raised $4M Crypto Amidst Russia’s Invasion

London-based blockchain analyst reported that a Ukraine volunteers group supporting the country’s army through equipment had obtained more than a $4 million crowdfund grant in the shape of Bitcoin since Russia attacked...

Feb 22 2022

Bitcoin Price Plummets As Russia-Ukraine Tensions Escalate

Geopolitical tension over Ukraine has roiled global markets, but digital currencies took a worse beating than most other assets on Tuesday. Bitcoin is currently down by 3% to $37,495. The world's biggest cryptocurrency today sank as low as $36,370 during morning trade and has not yet pared its losses today - though it did manage some minor recovery early this afternoon...

Feb 18 2022

Ukraine Crypto: Lawmakers Legalize Cryptocurrencies As Fears Of Russian Attack Grow

Legislators have given their nod to the Ukraine crypto bill, making the use of crypto assets in the country easier as Ukraine teeters on the verge of a military confrontation with Russia. With 272 votes, the Ukrainian parliament gave its thumbs-up for the Law of Ukraine on Digital Assets. The measure required only 226 affirmative votes to pass. Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister Mykhailo...

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