- Mykhailo Fedorov said he hopes to be the first to receive a salary in the CBDC.
- The deputy prime minister noted that crypto was instrumental in its ongoing war.
- The country legalized crypto payments shortly after the Russian invasion.
At the World Economic Forum, Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, told reporters that he hopes to be the first to receive payment in the country’s new central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Speaking through an interpreter, Fedorov said:
The deputy prime minister, who doubles as Ukraine’s minister for digital transformation, noted that crypto payment was instrumental in its fight against Russia. The minister added that new regulations would make the nation the world’s top jurisdiction for crypto assets.
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