.ru domain names are the domain name for the Russian Federation. Russian Domain Names: If you are planning on doing business with Russian Federation a .ru domain could be for you - so buy a Russian Domain Name.
.ru domains have some restrictions - please see below :
Due to a sudden change in the .RU Registry registration policy, every holder of a .RU domain name is now required to provide supporting documents to prove their identity. If the domain name is registered under a legal person name (company), one of the following documents is required:
More generally any official document confirming that the holder of this domain name is a legal entity duly registered in its state of incorporation. If your domain name is registered under a natural person name (individual), one of the following document is required:
Please note that the documents have to be readable, personal details and date of issue have to be obvious. Also note that website copies or screenshots are not considered as a valid document. The document can be emailed to us by replying to this email or faxed to us on +353 (0) 51 843466.
if your website is focused on Russia, then a .ru domain would be a good choice as many search engines give priority to country's TLD (top level domain) over others such as a .net when the search is country specific.
If you have any questions about domain name registrations, transfers or charges please contact us.