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Launching the Cyrillic IDN TLD as the first Internationalized Domain Name in the World

This talk will cover the birth of the Russian domain space (.RU), its evolution, and how it addressed challenges such as creating/managing non-Latin international domain names (IDN) starting with the first Cyrillic domain (a pioneering ICANN program) and de-monopolization of the Russian domain business while educating government officials.