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Ukraine Tweeted Its Crypto Wallet, And Got $4 Million In Donations To Help Fight Russia

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2022
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On Saturday, just days after Russia invaded Ukraine, the country’s official Twitter account tweeted out a call for donations through bitcoin, ethereum, and the stablecoin tether.

The vice prime minister of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, confirmed on his Twitter account that the call for donations was real, and asked people to “Stand with Ukraine.”

As of publication, these wallets have received over $4 million in cryptocurrency.

Yarema Dukh, a communications strategist who helped set up the official Ukraine Twitter account in 2016, confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the tweet and wallet were a legitimate government...

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