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Crypto Billionaire, Pussy Riot Join Effort to Give Ukrainians Money

The Ukraine central bank and other organizations are seeking donations via crowdfunding to help support the country in the wake of Russia’s invasion.

Ukrainian servicemen north of Kyiv on Feb. 24.

Ukrainian servicemen north of Kyiv on Feb. 24.

Photographer: Daniel Leal/AFP/Getty Images
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As protests erupt around the world in support of Ukraine, crowdfunding efforts are underway to raise money for its armed forces and civilians as the country faces down Russia’s far bigger military.

From Ukraine’s central bank to a crypto-linked organization launched by Russian punk band Pussy Riot, several groups are soliciting donations to help support the embattled country. Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried says his company is giving away money to Ukrainians.