Announcing MERGE! 2018 in Moscow, Russia, as the next domain conference

Following the success of MERGE! 2017 in Orlando, Florida, the multi-discipline event’s organizers announced today its eastward expansion. “Regional events will help spread domain investing, development and blockchain awareness like fever around the world,” said Jothan Frakes, co-founder of MERGE!, to be renamed MERGE! Global. “With MERGE! Moscow in Russia in 2018, we plan to […]

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Oksana Dermoskaya: Successful female domainer in Russia

To many domainers in Russia, Sergei Putanov is most likely the equivalent of Mike Mann. The Russian domain investor multibillionaire has influenced domainers in Russia, some of which took up domaining as a way of abstaining from excessive vodka consumption. Women domainers in Russia are quite scarce, however, and Oksana Dermoskaya is by far the […]

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Bad economy: Russian domainers suffer as the Ruble drops against the Dollar

Russian economy is hurting currently, and it’s not because of a resurgence of Communism. In Russia, the economy is rather consumer-oriented, and traditional commerce maintains a European flair as far as Capitalism is concerned. With the price of oil plummeting, Russia’s financial sector is getting hit; the dropping exchange of the Ruble against both the […]

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Former owner of SputnikNews.com had no idea about the buyer’s wealth!

SputnikNews.com, the newly launched web site about Russia, attracted global media attention after Russian news agency, RIA Novosti, announced its rebranding. We uncovered who the previous owner was, using DomainTools, and speculated on the selling price for the domain. A Russian publication unveiled today that the sale of SputninkNews.com by its owner, Ukrainian citizen Roman […]

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SputnikNews.com: From parked domain to Russian propaganda portal

For several years, the domain name SputnikNews.com remained parked; after changing hands a few times, it ended up in the possession of a Ukrainian, Roman Korneev. Korneev set up a web site aggregating news, such as the ones displayed on his other news portal, NewsAtNews.com. Most likely of Russian background like many Ukrainians, Korneev owns […]

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Video: Crazy gathering of Russian domainers!

After interviewing ‘Aleksei’, the first known Russian domainer outside of the infamous Sergei Putanov, it’s time to view a video of a domainer party in Russia. These guys and girls are having a great time, partying like there is no tomorrow. They surely look like a Russian domain gang! 😀 As Sergei Putanov once said, […]

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Sergei Putanov: Why I offered $900 million for the Castello domains

Sergei Putanov, the Russian multi-billionaire real estate and domain investor, needs no introduction; the eccentric oligarch often engages in non-traditional investments. After buying the Greek Skorpios island, Sergei Putanov was involved in a much publicized lawsuit over the domain Moscow.plumbing; now he’s back and ready to make waves once again. Our correspondent in Russia, Nikolai […]

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Russian ccTLD tops list of most virus infected country domains

When it comes down to the number of top new virus infections, Russia and its dot .RU ccTLD tops the list.   According to data provided by Avast antivirus, during the past 30 days, dot .RU domains provided 4,563 new infections. Germany is second with 1,368 and Brazil third, with 977 new infections. Meanwhile, in […]

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Russian drama: Sergei Putanov files UDRP over Moscow.Plumbing domain

Russian multi-billionaire domain investor and land developer, Sergei Putanov, is making headlines once again in Russia; and it’s not about the Sochi Olympics. Sergei Putanov is long vested in controversial gTLD applications, such as dot .prostitute in Cyrillic, and the latest drama involves the domain name Moscow.Plumbing, by Donuts, Inc. Our correspondent in Russia, Nikolai […]

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Russians hungry for .XXX web sites and adult content

Let’s be adult about it: dot .XXX domains are not for general consumption – they are meant for adults. To this day, the only adult TLD until the introduction of .sex, .adult and .porn, continues to attract visitors from around the world. In a smart move, the ICM Registry introduced its own search engine of […]

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Sergei Putanov on new gTLDs: “фуцк ыоу, ИЦАНН!”

Long time real estate and Internet property investor, Sergei Putanov, does not mince his words. When it comes down to the valuable rolling out of new gTLDs, the Russian multi-billionaire with an appetite for buxom Ukrainian models is ready to “break leg” of those that stand in his way. “фуцк ыоу, ИЦАНН! Yob tvoyiu mat!” […]

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ICANN Collision Occurrence Management Plan retrieves Russian meteorite

A team of experts from the ICANN chapter of Collision Occurrence Management Plan team (COMPt), have responded to a distress signal by the Russian authorities. As Russia Today reports, the ICANN team was dispatched within 8 hours of the emergency that occurred at the Chelyabinsk region, in Russia’s Urals. “After traveling individually from various luxury […]

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