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CryptoReal Vision - The Defiant

Is Ukraine's Use of Crypto a Major Widespread Adoption Moment?

Featuring Camila Russo, Ash Bennington and Robin Schmidt

Mar 02, 2022 • 40 minutes

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Real Vision - The Defiant

Is Ukraine's Use of Crypto a Major Widespread Adoption Moment?

Its use as a de facto weapon of defense in the war in Eastern Europe means crypto is a big deal.

Featuring Camila Russo, Ash Bennington and Robin Schmidt

Mar 02, 2022 • 40 minutes

Within a week of announcing it would accept cryptocurrency donations, Ukraine raised nearly $40 million. The Ukrainian government even announced an airdrop for donors. Does this prominent deployment as an instrument of geopolitics mark a new stage in crypto’s development? Robin Schmidt and Camila Russo of The Defiant join Real Vision’s Ash Bennington to assess what Kyiv’s current crypto-reliance means for widespread adoption. Robin, Camila, and Ash also dig into the Pixelmon drama and how it fits within the broader safety and traceability issues in the digital asset space. The NFT project raised more than $70 million, and buyers thought they were purchasing high-quality pieces to use in a metaverse game. But when Pixelmon revealed the artwork, users took to Twitter to express their frustration at the terrible quality. Recorded on March 2, 2022. Show More

Real Vision The Defiant is a weekly show on all cryptocurrency news fit for coverage. From recent price action to major regulatory developments and all the whimsy and scandal in between, The Defiant's Robin Schmidt and Camila Russo are joined by a rotating cast of Real Vision Crypto hosts to break down a rapidly evolving and increasingly consequential industry. A must-stop in your journey to successful crypto investing.

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Real Vision The Defiant is a weekly show on all cryptocurrency news fit for coverage. From recent price action to major regulatory developments and all the whimsy and scandal in between, The Defiant's Robin Schmidt and Camila Russo are joined by a rotating cast of Real Vision Crypto hosts to break down a rapidly evolving and increasingly consequential industry. A must-stop in your journey to successful crypto investing.

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