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.RU domain

The official country domain for Russia

This domain is listed in the categories: Europe, Asia, All
$58.90
a year

Useful information about .ru domains

Trends & General Information

Like most other countries, Russia has its own top-level domain. That is the country-specific ccTLD .ru - this TLD has been in existence since 1994, and the registered .ru domains are managed by the Russian Domain Registration Center (available at nic.ru).

In general, private individuals and companies can buy and register the .ru domain - regardless of whether a predominantly national or international orientation of the website is recognisable. In foreign markets, .ru domains also appear in the rankings of popular search engines.

General information about the .ru domain extension

Domain transfer .ru domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code No auth-code is required for the transfer of a .ru domain
Domain security You cannot set a transfer key to your .ru domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .ru domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .ru domain cannot contain special characters
Numeric domains A .ru domain may only contain numbers
Registry RU-Center (Website | Regulations)

Periods

New registration 1 year
Renewal 1 year
Notice period The notice period for termination is 36 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .ru domain

Domain length If you buy a ru-domain, it is allowed to have 2 - 63 signs.
Do not place hyphens at the beginning or at the end of a domain nor put 2 consecutive ones (e.g. aa--bb.ru).

Further information on .ru domains

Benefits

Country-specific domains are often used in the associated country by business people and individuals due to the benefits to national search engines and locals. It does not make a difference whether it is an official website of a large company or the private homepage of a small family. Anyone can register the .ru domain - you should decide quickly, because in the Russian market there is an immense competition for the most popular domains.

By now, it is necessary to submit both an ID card number and a copy of that ID card if you want to buy and register a .ru domain. Since spammers and hackers often act from Russia or China, partly due to mostly loose lax regulations, the conditions for registering a .ru domain in 2010 were significantly tightened. This makes the process a bit more difficult, but ultimately contributes this way to the safety of all Internet users - so you can take those additional steps with a clear conscience if you want to buy or register your .ru domain. By the way: If you have questions or problems, the team of easyname is of course at your disposal. We are happy to advise you and help you with finding a solution. Simply contact us via the contact form or write an e-mail to the support support@easyname.com.

Your personal domain can contain between 2 and 63 characters, special characters except the hyphen are not allowed. Pure digit domains or numbers within the domain name are of course allowed. Related TLD's of the .ru domain include the .si domain for Slovenia, the ccTLD .jp for Japan and the country's most popular country-specific ccTLD .de .

Decide today for excellent service , expert advice and fast processing - buy and register your .ru domain at easyname, your domain and hosting partner.

Statistics

In the middle of 2010, more than 2.6 million .ru domains were registered. In purely mathematical terms, there are 19 registered .ru domains for 1000 inhabitants of Russia. The TLD is thus significantly better in number than many European top-level domains, including the French .fr domain or the country-specific ccTLD .it from Italy.

Even though stricter procurement guidelines will somewhat limit the number of new domains, the market in Russia is developing rapidly. It is therefore advisable to buy coveted domains as quickly as possible in order to benefit in the long term from the advantages of the .ru domain.

Price information

New registration $58.90
Annual fee $58.90
Setup $0.00
Transfer (including annual fee) $58.90
Domain changes $0.00
Change of ownership $58.90

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