.ru approaches 1 million registrations

The .ru ccTLD has passed 950,000 registrations and should reach one million registrations in September according to a recent article from CNews. By passing one million registrations, the .ru ccTLD will be the eighth largest, behind .de, .uk, .cn, .eu, .nl, .it and .us with .ca and .dk close behind.Currently there are around 1,500 registrations every day, and it is expected there will be two million names registered by the end of 2008, and by second half 2009, three million.The growth in registrations for .ru has been rapid. In April 2006 there were 500,000 registrations, 718,000 by the end of 2006.To see the original source of this story, see http://eng.cnews.ru/news/top/indexEn.shtml?2007/08/09/262125