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Polkadot Founder Donates $5M in DOT as Ukraine Ready for Airdrop after Receiving $33M Crypto Donations

Ukraine has been receiving support from the crypto community since the news of the Russian Army’s invasion became widespread.

The country, through its official Twitter handle on 26th February, requested the support of the crypto community in donations. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and USDT addresses were provided. And millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies have been donated.

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Ukraine tweeted, “Stand with the people of Ukraine. Now accepting cryptocurrency donations. Bitcoin, Ethereum and USDT. BTC – 357a3So9CbsNfBBgFYACGvxxS6tMaDoa1P ETH and USDT (ERC-20) – 0x165CD37b4C644C2921454429E7F9358d18A45e.”

Ukraine Announced Support for Donations in Polkadot (DOT)

A couple of hours ago, Ukraine, via its official Twitter handle announced support for Polkadot (DOT) donations, assuring that more cryptocurrencies will be accepted soon.

“The people of Ukraine are grateful for the support and donations from the global crypto community as we protect our freedom. We are now accepting Polkadot donations too: $DOT: 1x8aa2N2Ar9SQweJv9vsuZn3WYDHu7gMQu1RePjZuBe33Hv. More cryptocurrencies to be accepted soon.”

Gavin Wood Donates $5 Million Worth of DOT

Ukraine has officially appreciated the founder of Polkadot (DOT), Gavin Wood, for donating $5 million worth of DOT as promised.

Ukraine tweeted, “The people of Ukraine fighting for our freedom are forever grateful to Gavin Wood @gavofyork for the generous donation of $5M of Polkadot $DOT as promised publicly. Thank you from all of us here in Ukraine working for a peaceful future.”

Ukraine Says ‘Airdrop Confirmed’ After Receiving $33M Crypto Donations

Ukraine will conduct an airdrop to donors that have contributed money to its official crypto addresses, the country said on Wednesday through its official Twitter account.


“Airdrop confirmed. Snapshot will be taken tomorrow, on March 3rd, at 6 pm Kyiv time (UTC/GMT +2 hours). Reward to follow!,” the tweet read.

Airdrops involve crypto projects sending free tokens en masse to their communities in a bid to encourage adoption. As earlier reported by CoinDesk, the country has received $33 million in crypto donations so far.

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Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba is a passionate writer with a vast interest in the stock market. She joined the crypto ecosystem about three years ago and has written lots of ebooks and articles in relation to cryptocurrency and blockchain projects. Tobi Loba earned her degree at the University of Ibadan.

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