Major Ukrainian Pharmacy Chain Accepts Bitcoin Payments

ANC Pharmacy is enabling bitcoin payments via Binance Pay at more than 1,000 locations across Ukraine.Author:BtcCaseyPublish date:Jan 3, 2023ANC Pharmacy is enabling bitcoin payments via Binance Pay at more than 1,000 locations across Ukraine.One of the largest pharmacy chains in Ukraine, ANC Pharmacy, has partnered with Binance to enable bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments at all of their locations. It is the largest implementation of bitcoin payments in Europe, with over 1,000 stores. According to an official statement, access to contactless payments will initially be limited to Kyiv. To use bitcoin to pay orders that start on January 3, patrons must download the Binance app and then complete their purchase on the ANC website using Binance Pay. Then, patrons can pick up their order at the store. Binance has partnered up with Ukrainian chains to accept bitcoin payments. Binance previously partnered with VARUS grocery chain to allow cryptocurrency payments in their stores. Binance also offered a Refugee Bitcoin Card to Ukranians who were forced to leave Ukraine as a result the conflict with Russia in April 2022. As the war and other recent events have demonstrated, sovereign money that can be easily transported and is not tied to any country is becoming increasingly important. It is also vital that people are educated about Bitcoin in the region. Bitcoin Core developer used the technology to facilitate aid in the region. This demonstrated the effectiveness and efficiency of Bitcoin in situations such as the one Ukranians face. Alex Gladstein, the Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation, also demonstrated the positive impact Bitcoin had on the region in May 2022. Bitcoin Magazine has a Ukrainian branch that supports our mission to spread Bitcoin adoption around the world, including the Eastern European region. Tagsterms:PaymentsBinanceUkraine

 

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