Russian major online payment provider ChronoPay, is including Bitcoin as a method of payment to their platform.
Established in 2003, it is one of Russia’s earliest online payment companies.
ChronoPay founder Pavel Vrublevsky, had criticized Bitcoin in the past but he recently changed his point of view: “I have publicly criticized bitcoin in the past,” he stated in a phone call with CCN today. “I apologize to everyone – I’ve changed my point of view radically,”
He wrote in a public post: “Having thoroughly studied the subject, [I realized that] it is a real revolution in the payment industry probably and we will do everything to participate in this movement. The first and simplest step in this direction is to support payments in Bitcoin,” he wrote in a release.