.RU 25th anniversary postage stamp to be sent to Europe


On April 9, RIPE NCC Day kicked off in Moscow. It united technical experts from European, Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries. The Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ hosts this international event.

When speaking at the RIPE NCC Day opening ceremony, Director of the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Andrei Vorobyov said: “RIPE NCC Day has become part of the events to mark the 25th anniversary of the Russian ccTLD. On April 7, heads of the Eastern European ccTLD registries held a meeting, and yesterday the 10th Russian Internet Governance Forum took place, with a discussion of the political and humanitarian aspects of the internet’s work. Today is the technical day, and network engineers will share their knowledge and discuss opportunities for regional cooperation.”

Andrei Vorobyov also spoke about the ceremony to cancel the .RU commemorative postage stamp held at RIGF 2019 and gave a framed commemorative stamp to RIPE NCC CTO Kaveh Ranjbar.

On April 8, the 10th Russian Internet Governance Forum 2019 was held in Moscow, with First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Kiriyenko in attendance. He read a message from Vladimir Putin congratulating the .RU domain on its 25th anniversary and also congratulating the forum’s participants. The events to mark the .RU 25th anniversary will continue next week: on April 17, the Russian Internet Forum will kick off in the Moscow Region, where the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ will present contests, quizzes and quests dedicated to the occasion.