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.RU domain

Registration of second level domain names in .RU is available only through accredited registrars. Coordination Center for TLD RU does not perform registrar's functions.

Registration policy is based on first-come first-served principle.
There are no limitations on residence; individuals are allowed to register domain names under .RU.

Domain names are registered for a period of one year. To keep domain name for the following year pass re-registration procedure.

Use Whois service to check availability of domain name.

Domain name should be 2-64 characters long, should not start or end with hyphen, 2 consequent hyphens are not allowed.

The registration of obscene words is also banned.

There is also a list of reserved names not available for registration.