"Mir" payment system
It is planned that Mir card will be spread as widely as possible in Russia due to an extensive acceptance and servicing network. The card issuance will be performed by systemic banks of Russia. In the medium term, it is planned to ensure the use of our card outside Russia, and later ― its ability to compete with international payment systems.
Seamless acceptance of Mir cards abroad is provided due to
The National System of Payment Cards is an important state project which is to secure bank card holders and ensure uninterrupted transactions within the entire country. Implementation of the stage of the name and logo development for such a scale project couldn’t become really socially important without participation of the Russian citizens.
That is why it was decided to hold the
Elena Sosnovskaya, a citizen of Udmurtia won in the popular vote with her proposal to give the card the name of Mir.