Ukraine Announces Plans for Cashless Economy

The National Bank of Ukraine plans to use blockchain and distributed ledger technology in the country to move to a cashless economy; the bank’s board has created a roadmap which includes plans to begin issuing e-money (the cashless payment instrument) no later than the fourth quarter of 2017; new payment method will compete with card payments.  Source

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