57 min

Crypto in Ukraine | Alex Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Bankless

    • Investing

In this special episode, we bring on Alex Bornyakov, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation to discuss the current state of the war, crypto’s impact, and so much more.
Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the world—and in particular—the crypto world has rallied to donate as much as possible to the courageous people of Ukraine.
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the people of Ukraine. To further support, please consider donating: https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 
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Topics Covered:
0:00 Intro
6:14 State of Ukraine
11:54 Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation’s Goals
14:00 Pre-Ukrainian War Crypto
18:00 Ukraine’s Crypto Fund
22:00 How Donations Are Being Used
24:55 Crypto Enabling Ukraine’s Goals
31:00 How Crypto Changed the War
32:40 Bridging Crypto to Fiat
33:40 Individual Ukrainian’s Using Crypto
35:18 Crypto’s Value Proposition in Ukraine
41:09 Humanitarian Limitations vs. Crypto
44:15 New Ukrainian Crypto Law
47:20 Crypto Policy Advice
48:55 Sanctions & Crypto
51:55 Alex’s CTA for Everyone
53:15 Ukraine's NFTs & Tokens?
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Resources:
Donate to Ukraine
https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 
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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.
Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

In this special episode, we bring on Alex Bornyakov, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation to discuss the current state of the war, crypto’s impact, and so much more.
Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the world—and in particular—the crypto world has rallied to donate as much as possible to the courageous people of Ukraine.
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the people of Ukraine. To further support, please consider donating: https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 
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📣 ZERION | Trade Across 7 Networks and 500+ protocols
https://bankless.cc/Zerion 
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🚀 SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER: https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/ 
🎙️ SUBSCRIBE TO PODCAST: http://podcast.banklesshq.com/ 
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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:
👀 POLYGON | LAYER 2 DEFI
https://bankless.cc/Polygon 
❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 
🦊 METAMASK | THE CRYPTO WALLET
https://bankless.cc/metamask 
💳 LEDGER | THE CRYPTO LIFE CARD
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 
🧙‍♂️ ALCHEMIX | SELF REPAYING LOANS
https://bankless.cc/Alchemix 
🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
https://bankless.cc/UniGrants 
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Topics Covered:
0:00 Intro
6:14 State of Ukraine
11:54 Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation’s Goals
14:00 Pre-Ukrainian War Crypto
18:00 Ukraine’s Crypto Fund
22:00 How Donations Are Being Used
24:55 Crypto Enabling Ukraine’s Goals
31:00 How Crypto Changed the War
32:40 Bridging Crypto to Fiat
33:40 Individual Ukrainian’s Using Crypto
35:18 Crypto’s Value Proposition in Ukraine
41:09 Humanitarian Limitations vs. Crypto
44:15 New Ukrainian Crypto Law
47:20 Crypto Policy Advice
48:55 Sanctions & Crypto
51:55 Alex’s CTA for Everyone
53:15 Ukraine's NFTs & Tokens?
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Resources:
Donate to Ukraine
https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 
-----
Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.
Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

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