Polkadot founder Gavin Wood has followed through on his promise to donate $5 million to Ukraine to support its efforts in its war with Russia.
On February 27, Wood tweeted that if Ukraine were to post a Polkadot address, he would donate $5 million. The official Ukraine Twitter account did so earlier today, following on from a previous tweet asking for crypto donations.
In response, Wood tweeted a transaction showing a donation of 298,367 DOT to the address. At the current price of $19.33 per DOT, his donation is worth $5.8 million.
So far the Polkadot address has received a total of $6 million in donations, including Wood's transaction.