Kryptodonationer strømmer ind, efter at Ukraines regering har bedt om Bitcoin og Ether — $17 Million indsamlet indtil videre

Kryptodonationer strømmer ind, efter at Ukraines regering har bedt om Bitcoin og Ether — $17 Million indsamlet indtil videre

Ukraine har rejst mere end $17 millioner i cryptocurrency-donationer siden Rusland begyndte sin invasion. Over $10 millioner blev doneret direkte til de krypto-punge, som den ukrainske regering har udsendt omkring 24 timer efter, at regeringen anmodede om donationer i bitcoin, æter, and tether.

Crypto Community Responds to Ukrainian Governments Plea for Cryptocurrency Donations

The Ukrainian government began soliciting cryptocurrency donations Saturday morning. The official Twitter account for Ukraine tweeted: “Stand with the people of Ukraine. Now accepting cryptocurrency donations. Bitcoin, ethereum, og USDT.” The tweet also includes a BTC address and an address for ETH og USDT donationer. Mykhailo Fedorov, vice prime minister of Ukraine, also tweeted a similar message.

Following the Ukrainian governments solicitation of crypto donations, blockchain data analytics firm Elliptic said Sunday:

The Ukrainian government and NGOs providing support to the military have raised $17.2 million through thousands of cryptocurrency donations since the start of the invasion.

Twitter accounts belonging to the Ukrainian government have posted pleas for cryptocurrency donations. The addresses mentioned in the tweets have already received $10.6 million across 13,670 transaktioner,” Elliptic detailed. “This includes a single donation worth $1.86 million, which appears to have originated from the sale of NFTs [og Messari] originally intended to raise funds for Julian Assange.

The blockchain analytics firm continued:

The majority of donations received to date have been in bitcoin and ether, although US dollar stablecoins contribute a significant proportion.

Elliptic further pointed out that crypto supporters are not just donating cryptocurrencies to the Ukrainian government. “People are also sending NFTs to the Ukrainian governments Ethereum account. One such NFT has a value of approximately $300,the firm wrote.

Olexander Scherba, Ukraine’s ambassador to Austria between 2014 og 2021, commented on the Ukrainian government soliciting crypto donations. He tweeted:

To those who want to help in bitcoin. Bitcoin is officially legit in Ukraine.

Besides donations to the Ukrainian government, one non-governmental organization (NGO) has received a substantial amount of cryptocurrency donations. News reported Friday thatCome Back Alivehad hævet mere end $5 million in bitcoin. I skrivende stund, the organization has received 170.05722596 BTC, worth about $6.6 million at the current bitcoin price.

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