Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov has published a list of military technologies Ukraine has purchased with cryptocurrencies donated by supporters around the world.
The state has spent more than $54 million worth of virtual currencies to support its armed forces in their war against Russian invaders. Most of the money, $11.8 million, was spent on drones.
Then Ukraine spent $6.9 million worth of cryptocurrencies on body armor and $5.7 million on hardware and software.
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Significant sums have been spent on smart scopes, night vision devices or communications systems.
Ukraine knows how important it is to inform the international public about the military conflict that has claimed countless lives. Virtual currencies worth over $5.2 million have been spent on a global anti-war media campaign.
Kiev received donations in cryptocurrencies worth over $60 million from private individuals, companies and other organizations. Donors include Vitalik Buterin, the Russian-born father of Ethereum.
The NGO Aid For Ukraine, the companies Everstake, Kuna and the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine were in charge of the operations.