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December, 2009

  • 22 December

    Russians concerned about introduction of Cyrillic IDNs

    The introduction of Cyrillic IDNs in Russia has been hailed as a success by the government, but many Russian citizens are worried about the possible implications the domains might have on their freedom. According to a recent New York Times article, they are afraid the new names will cut the …

November, 2009

  • 12 November

    Russia to apply for.рф IDN

    Russian President Dimitry Medvedev has announced that Russia will apply for the .рф Cyrillic IDN as soon as ICANN begins accepting proposals for the new extensions on November 16. According to Medvedev, registration for the IDN will be available at the end of the month, though trademark holders and government …