The National Bank of Ukraine banned WebMoney and three more payment systems

The National Bank of Ukraine banned WebMoney and three more payment systems

The National Bank of Ukraine has informed banking sector about the ban of such payment systems as Yandex.Money, WebMoney, QIWI Wallet and Wallet one.

The regulator explained that these companies haven’t agreed the use of electronic currencies with it.

The NBU said that only a bank can be an emitter of e-money, and it should coordinate its intentions with the national regulator.

Moreover, according to the directive of the National Bank of Ukraine, a number of payment systems from a sanction list, formed by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, shall stop their operation in mid-October.

Bitcoin-owners shouldn’t worry about it, since the cryptocurrency is not regulated by the Ukrainian legislation and is not forbidden for use.

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