Ukrainian activists and volunteer groups are crowdsourcing significant money through crypto donations to fund the defense against a possible Russian invasion. 

Fast facts

  • Come Back Alive, one of the largest organizations providing support to the Ukrainian army, received close to US$200,000 in crypto in the second half of 2021. 
  • The Ukrainian Cyber Alliance, a hacktivist group carrying out cyber attacks against Russian targets, received close to US$100,000 in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether and stablecoins last year.
  • Cyber Partisans, a hacktivist group in neighboring Belarus that has been countering Russia’s efforts against Ukraine, received US$84,000 in Bitcoin donations over the last six months.