Posts Tagged ‘Cyrillic domains’

MEP Slams Bulgarian Govt for Falling Behind with Cyrillic Internet Domains

Bulgaria’s government is failing to facilitate the process for the introduction Internet domains in Cyrillic, Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament Ivaylo Kalfin declared after meeting the ICANN management in DC. “The unwillingness of the Bulgarian government to provide arguments and to enter into a dialogue is an obstacle for the country and the EU […]

Dynadot: ORG Cyrillic IDN Launch

On February 19, 2011 the central registry for ORG domains will be launching support for Cyrillic IDNs. Cyrillic IDNs will be available in the following languages: Bosnian, Bulgarian, Belarusian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian. LAUNCH INDICATOR Cyrillic ORG IDNs are scheduled to go live sometime at 19:00 UTC, on February 19th. We have created a […]

ICANN Snubs Bulgaria’s Cyrillic Internet Domain Name

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has turned down Bulgaria’s proposal for a domain name in Cyrillic with a “бг” suffix. Bulgaria’s Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications said it has been informed about the decision late on Tuesday with a letter, which cites the similarity with Brazil’s domain name with […]

Bulgarian Govt Moves to Register Internet Domains in Cyrillic

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Transport, IT, and Communications is starting a procedure for registering Internet domains in Cyrillic. This has been announced Sunday by the Transport Minister, Alexander Tsvetkov. Thus, Bulgaria is following up on the motion of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to introduce Internet domains in non-Latin alphabets. Bulgaria was […]

Meet the next generation of country codes

So now that the media hype over internationalized domain names (IDNs) has died down, let’s focus on the messy details of what this all means. First of all, we’re not about to see the non-Latin equivalent of .com anytime soon. Certainly not next year. There are several reason for this which I will cover in […]

The Minister briefed Dmitry Medvedev on preparations for introducing the Cyrillic domain .рф

November 9, 2009 The Kremlin, Moscow   MINISTER OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS IGOR SHCHEGOLEV: I am ready to brief you on the implementation of your instruction regarding promotion of the Russian language in the Internet address system. PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA DMITRY MEDVEDEV: Yes, as I recall, active discussion of this matter began a year […]

.РФ IDN TLD for Russia

Seoul, Oct 27 Andrei Kolesnikov THE .РФ PROJECT • October 30, 2009 –you know… • As soon as Fast Track opens, all documents ready • Accept financial conditions • November 2, 2009 -… start accreditation of registrars forIDN ccTLD.РФ • 25 of November, 2009 –25 of March, 2010 –priority registration for Cyrillic TM’s • April […]

Russia: Cyrillic domain names – the new way forward

As mentioned earlier, the registration of TLDs ( .рф for Russian Federation) will take place starting 16 November 2009. Afterwards, the accreditation of Second Level Domains (SLDs) will commence at the end of November. At the top of the priorities list are the Governmental institutions (eligible for free registration), trade mark owners and the administrative centres in […]

Bulgaria Looks Forward to Site Domains in Cyrillic

Bulgarian residents will be able to register domain names in Cyrillic by the end of the year, the country’s foreign minister vowed. The goal was described by Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin as part of the state policy, even though the press conference he gave was part of his electioneering as Socialists’ top candidate for the […]

Cyrillic names many enlarge number of Russian Internet domains

PARIS, June 22 (Itar-Tass) — The number of Russian Internet domains may rocket if it is permitted to give Cyrillic names to domains, a member of the Russian delegation to the Paris meeting of the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) on internationalized domain names told Itar-Tass on Sunday. Russia is taking part in the GAC forum […]