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Ukrainian multistore “Citrus” starts to accept Bitcoin

Popular Ukrainian online electronic store “Citrus” reported on starting to accept Bitcoin as a payment for goods. The store's press service reports that MacBook was the first gadget bought with Bitcoin.

ʺThe world’s first Bitcoin bank has been recently opened in Vienna and our store is the first online store in Ukraine, where you can pay for your purchases with Bitcoin. The system has already been implemented and works well. And MacBook was the first gadget bought with Bitcoin,ʺ the post on the official page of “Citrus” in Facebook says.

At the same time, “Citrus” says that it has become the first online store in Ukraine that provides such services to customers.

Users recalled in the discussion on Facebook that the same option had been activated by the competitor in 2015, "Citrus" replied:

       ʺSomeone announce such service, but never starts it, and someone announces it and

        serves real sales for Bitcoin.ʺ

However, there is no Bitcoin payment option on the online store’s website at the moment.

It should be reminded that the largest commercial bank of Ukraine Privatbank launched a purchase payment service for cryptocurrency in December 2015. was declared to be the first company to integrate the new service.


  • February 20, 2017 2:47 PM MSK