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Rogue Employee Mined 500K Bitcoins in 2011, Qiwi CEO Says

| Anna Baydakova

An employee at Qiwi reportedly mined roughly 500,000 bitcoins in 2011 by hijacking the company's payment terminals, CEO Sergey Solonin said Wednesday.

Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank

| Anna Baydakova

Senior staff at a Qiwi subsidiary are launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets.

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Russian Payments Giant Qiwi Acquires Blockchain Startup

| Stan Higgins

Russian payments firm Qiwi has reportedly acquired a blockchain startup as part of its plan to offer services integrating the technology.

Russian Payments Firm Qiwi Launches Blockchain Subsidiary

| Garrett Keirns

Russian payment firm Qiwi Group has created a new subsidiary that will focus on blockchain development and consulting.

Qiwi’s CEO Will Head Up Russia’s Distributed Ledger Efforts

| Pete Rizzo

A Russian fintech association tasked in part with exploring distributed ledgers has appointed a CEO.

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Russian Payments Firm QIWI Joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

| Stan Higgins

Russian payments firm QIWI has joined the R3 blockchain consortium.

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Payments Firm Qiwi Could Transition to Blockchain By 2021

| Pete Rizzo

Russian payments firm Qiwi now estimates it could upgrade its core database to a distributed ledger-based system by 2021.

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Payments Giant Qiwi is Building a Blockchain Replacement for its Core Database

| Pete Rizzo

Russian payments firm Qiwi is currently designing its own proprietary blockchain system in an effort to replace its central payments database.

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Payments Firm Qiwi Wants to Launch Russia’s R3CEV

| Pete Rizzo

Russian payments provider Qiwi has revealed it wants to launch a domestic blockchain consortium.

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Russia’s Qiwi Pushes Ahead With Controversial ‘BitRuble’ Project

| Pete Rizzo

Payments company Qiwi is pushing ahead on a cryptocurrency project despite an uncertain climate for the tech in Russia.