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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

It's legit and has been in use for at least 23 years. A quick check with the Wayback Machine shows that the first record of bank.gov.ua being used by the National Bank of Ukraine goes back to January ...
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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

The site ukraine.ua has, for a long time, been run by the Ukrainian government, has been registered in 2012 according to whois, and is owned by the Ukrainian patent office, uatm.ua: domain: ...
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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

*.gov.ua can be fairly conclusively considered under the control of Ukraine's government, and it appears to be their standard to use English subdomains. https://twitter.com/DefenceU, the verified ...
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Is this GoFundMe response a pattern of scam behavior?

I think you have the right idea: This could be a way of "softening you up" and attempting to gain some trust before executing a standard scam. With the usual "ask for bank password" or "send a too-...
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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

The website is probably legit, as .gov.* subdomains are usually only obtainable by various government office, i.e. a private person cannot register one easily without impersonating a government ...
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Should I try to hedge my emergency savings against currency and political concerns?

First thing is that your English is pretty damn good. You should be proud. There are certainly adult native speakers, here in the US, that cannot write as well. I like your ambition, that you are ...
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Should I try to hedge my emergency savings against currency and political concerns?

You have to balance several concerns here. The primary problem is that if you go to the effort of saving your money you want to also be sure that your savings will not lose too much of its value to ...
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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

This part seems unaddressed in other answers, so I'll throw in my two cents. Why are the url components in English?! How can someone see this and not think it's a scam? The domain name system has ...
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Is "bank.gov.ua" the official website of the central bank of Ukraine?

There are actually two pieces to this. First, is the domain name bank.gov.ua owned by the Ukraine central bank? Definitely yes, as detailed by other answers. Second, when you enter that domain name in ...
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Is it possible to decline a received bank transfer?

could I decline it so the money would be returned back to the account they were transferred from? As a general banking practise, there is nothing automated that will allow you to mark something as ...
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How would I need to prove to the IRS I paid foreign taxes if I take the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion?

You seem to be conflating two things. The Foreign Earned Income (and Housing) Exclusion allows you to exclude from US tax the income you earn for services (typically, a job), optionally plus some ...
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Employment income in Sweden and self-employment in Ukraine

As I understand the double taxation treaty, article 14 and 15, you'll pay tax in Ukraine for the work you do there and vice versa. I'm not sure whether you have to declare it in Sweden or not, but you ...
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