An employee at Qiwi reportedly mined roughly 500,000 bitcoins in 2011 by hijacking the company's payment terminals, CEO Sergey Solonin said Wednesday.
Senior staff at a Qiwi subsidiary are launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets.
Russian payments firm Qiwi has reportedly acquired a blockchain startup as part of its plan to offer services integrating the technology.
Russian payment firm Qiwi Group has created a new subsidiary that will focus on blockchain development and consulting.
A Russian fintech association tasked in part with exploring distributed ledgers has appointed a CEO.
Russian payments firm QIWI has joined the R3 blockchain consortium.
Russian payments firm Qiwi now estimates it could upgrade its core database to a distributed ledger-based system by 2021.
Russian payments firm Qiwi is currently designing its own proprietary blockchain system in an effort to replace its central payments database.
Russian payments provider Qiwi has revealed it wants to launch a domestic blockchain consortium.
Payments company Qiwi is pushing ahead on a cryptocurrency project despite an uncertain climate for the tech in Russia.