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Crypto Network Promises Hack-Proof History of Ukraine Attack

  • Millions of tweets, photos are being archived through Arweave
  • Network’s decentralization of data protects against hacking
A police officer stands guard at a damaged residential building at Koshytsa Street, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on Feb. 25.

A police officer stands guard at a damaged residential building at Koshytsa Street, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on Feb. 25.

Photographer: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images

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Crypto technology could play a unique role in how Russia’s intensifying invasion of Ukraine gets recorded into history.

Videos of Russian troops occupying Chernobyl and explosions rocking Kyiv make up some of the millions of digital records documenting the conflict being held on Arweave, a decentralized data storage network.