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“. the Russian Federation“ - who lives in the domain?

Russian national Cyrillic domain. the Russian Federation in a zone. ru began to function about a year ago.

Persons interested “to stake out“ “brand“ in the domain appeared much. There were also enterprising businessmen planning then this “brand“ it is favorable to sell much. For purchase was to show certificates on the trademarks coinciding in the name with the bought words in the domain enough.

Semantic value of a Russian Federation symbol, you see, is unique and is very significant for the population of Russia. The first working names in this zone of the Network became “the president. Russian Federation“ and “government. the Russian Federation“ that is very natural.

Coordination Center (kts. the Russian Federation) - the authorized body regulating registration of names in a zone. Russian Federation. Rules of registration are simple and transparent. The cost of simple registration - 600 Russian rubles, priority - 1150 rubles.

According to specially elaborated provision about priority registration of domain names, in the domain. the Russian Federation separate categories of users will have the right for prime registration. Treat them:

owners of exclusive rights to the trademarks / service marks registered on national procedure in the Russian Federation or protected on the international procedure in the territory of the Russian Federation (applications are processed from May 12 to September 16, 2010);

owners of exclusive rights to a trade name (applications are processed from July 26 to September 16, 2010);

owners of exclusive rights of use of the name of the place of goods origin (applications are processed from July 26 to September 16, 2010);

the non-profit organizations created according to the legislation of the Russian Federation (applications are processed from July 26 to September 16, 2010);

founders of the mass media (MM) registered till May 12, 2010 in the order established by the legislation of the Russian Federation whose production is intended for distribution in all territory of the Russian Federation (applications are processed from July 26 to September 16, 2010).

For a Russian-speaking domain zone. the Russian Federation functions Latin alias www.

Currently in the domain about 16000 names are already registered. The most part of the registered websites of the Cyrillic domain. the Russian Federation - mirrors of their Latin domains. ru. com, etc. It is possible to visit such websites both through Cyrillic, and via the Latin domain. In contents of such websites everything coincides, except a domain name. For example, “president.“ kremlin is identical to the Russian Federation. ru, and “government. the Russian Federation“ - government. ru. However in the domain. the Russian Federation also such names which have no Latin equivalents are present.

Besides, in March, 2010 domains with surnames acting and ex-presidents of Russia and the USSR were reserved: Medvedev. Russian Federation; Putin. Russian Federation; Yeltsin. Russian Federation; Gorbachev. Russian Federation. So far these names are not delegated.

By the way, not everything is so simple with registration. Cybersquatting (capture of domains) for the sake of blackmail by the most expensive inquiries of the Internet did a lot of noise around this question. What is only costed by scandalous registration sex. Russian Federation.

Anyway, the domain zone works. The people master network space with the Russian-speaking keyboard. Is what to be proud, and is what to correct …