• Bloomberg


Ukrainian activists are turning to bitcoins to fund a three-month protest in Kiev’s Independence Square that helped oust President Viktor Yanukovych amid violence that left at least 82 people dead.

Photos of demonstrators on the barricades with signs seeking donations in the digital currency circulated on the Internet. In one such image posted on CoinDesk.com, a young woman working on the food line holds a paper with “Support the Revolution” in English over the background of Ukraine’s blue- and-yellow national flag.

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