Domains

  • N 22 May 2013

    .yandex top-level domain registered

    .yandex top-level domain registered

    Yandex' application to register .yandex top-level domain has been approved by ICANN.

  • N 8 April 2013

    .RU domain turns 19

    .RU domain turns 19

    Russia's country code top-level domain .RU is celebrating its 19th birthday. The domain zone officially opened on 7 April, 1994.

  • N 25 March 2013

    Russian is Internet's no. 2 language

    Russian is Internet's no. 2 language

    Russian language is the second most used on the Internet after English, according to a study published by W3Techs. Although it outstrips German by less then a percent, it is only used on 5.9% of the world's websites

  • N 26 November 2012

    Mail.Ru to quit Google's search

    Mail.Ru to quit Google's search

    Mail.Ru Group's may stop using Google's search engine early next year, Izvestia reports, citing an unnamed source in the Russian web giant.

  • N 13 November 2012

    Cyrillic .RF domain named 'most successful IDN'

    Cyrillic .RF domain named 'most successful IDN'

    Russian Cyrillic domain name .RF has been named as "the most successful of IDN experiences to date" in EURid-UNESCO Report on Internationalised Domain Names Deployment 2012. Published on 8 November, the document also lists IDNs of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and South Korea.

  • N 18 May 2012

    Russia's Cyrillic domain celebrates second anniversary

    Russia's Cyrillic domain celebrates second anniversary

    Russia's Cyrillic domain, .rf, has celebrated its second anniversary. The domain was delegated to Russia by ICANN on 12th May, 2010.

  • N 19 April 2012

    Application filed for .moscow domain

    Application filed for .moscow domain

    Russia's Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies (FAITID) has applied to register two new domains: .moscow and its Cyrillic equivalent. When applying with ICANN in February, the foundation also paid the $ 185,000 application fee.

  • N 6 March 2012

    18 % Cyrillic domains cancelled

    18 % Cyrillic domains cancelled

    CC TLD RU, the authority in charge of Cyrillic domain names in the .rf zone, has completed removal of vacated and inactive domains. As result, the total number of Cyrillic domains has decreased by 18 percent.