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Mir (Russian: Мир, IPA: ; lit. 'the world' or 'peace') is a Russian card payment system for electronic fund transfers established by the Central Bank of Russia under a law adopted on 1 May 2017.
In recent years, Russia has been working to limit its dependency on foreign financial infrastructure by introducing its own system for bank transactions, called the System for Transfer of Financial Messages, and the Mir payment system, a national system for credit and debit cards.
National Payment Card System Joint Stock Company (NSPK JSC) was established on 23 July 2014. Its core business is cashless money transfers with the use of MIR bank cards in Russia. +7 (495) 705 9999
Three Turkish state banks plan to exit Russia’s Mir payments system over U.S. warnings of sanctions, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed senior Turkish official.
EMV is a payment method based on a technical standard for smart payment cards and for payment terminals and automated teller machines which can accept them. EMV stands for "Europay, Mastercard, and Visa", the three companies that created the standard.
In 2017 Compass Plus was also involved in a pilot project to connect the Mir payment system to the Samsung Pay 005930, +0.81% mobile service, according to another press release on the Mir website.
According to the report, citing the EEU’s regulatory body, the plan also envisages the issuance of a single payment card within the two trade blocs. That would unite the national payment systems of its member states, including Russia’s Mir, China’s Union Pay, India’s RuPay, Brasil’s Elo and others.
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Contactless payment systems are credit cards and debit cards, key fobs, smart cards, or other devices, including smartphones and other mobile devices, that use radio-frequency identification (RFID) or near-field communication (NFC, e.g. Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Fitbit Pay, or any bank mobile application that supports contactless) for making secure payments.
After serfdom was abolished (1861), the mir was retained as a system of communal land tenure and an organ of local administration. It was economically inefficient; but the central government, having made members of the commune collectively responsible for the payment of state taxes and the fulfillment of local obligations, favoured it.