An employee at Qiwi reportedly mined roughly 500,000 bitcoins in 2011 by hijacking the company's payment terminals, CEO Sergey Solonin said Wednesday.
The blockchain subsidiary of the Russian e-payments firm Qiwi plans to incentivize staff by giving them tokens tied to the firm's net profits.
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.
Russia’s central bank is continuing to grow its blockchain footprint.
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.
A group of Russian banks and financial services companies has formed a private-sector consortium focused on blockchain applications.