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Bitcoin to the rescue: The role of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine
Deccan Herald | 19/03/2022 10:54 AM | Click to read full article
At the outset of the conflict, Ukrainian officials posted addresses for two crypto wallets on their Twitter accounts, giving donors a direct and clear address to which to send contributions.
Since then, more than $100 million worth of crypto has been raised, with the "Crypto Fund for Ukraine" run by Michael Chobanian -- the founder of the Ukrainian crypto exchange Kuna -- accounting for 60 per cent of all donations.