06 September 2022 · 0 min read

Michael Chobanian on Rebuilding Ukraine with Bitcoin and Web3

Michael Chobanian is the President of the Blockchain Association of Ukraine, and the founder of Ukrainian crypto exchange #Kuna, as well as the founder of Xreserve, which maintains the UAX token - a stablecoin that is backed 1:1 with Ukrainian currency Hryvnia.

In this interview during the Baltic Honeybadger conference in Riga this September, he talks about a post-war vision for Ukraine and how Bitcoin and Web3 might help reach peace, rebuild the country and create new ways of how a state and society might operate. He also discusses crypto donations to Ukraine and how Ukrainians are using cryptocurrencies and stablecoins during the war with Russia.

Interviewed by Linas Kmieliauskas. Recorded at #BalitcHoneybadger in Riga on September 4, 2022.