July 15, 2014, the Limited Registration Period I (for owners of trademarks and service marks valid in the Russian Federation) starts in the .MOSCOW and .MOSCOW top-level domains.
Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development (FAITID) was founded in 2011 to implement a system of initiatives aimed at expanding the use of Internet in behalf of Russian and international community.
The 50th International Public ICANN Meeting was held in London June 22-26, 2014. One of the key topics of the event was the discussion of the new top-level domains' implementation in course of the New gTLD program.
At the ICANN 50 Meeting in London, FAITID signed the .МОСКВА and .MOSCOW Registry-Registrar Agreements with seven large international registrars: 101 DOMAIN, ASCIO, BB-ONLINE, GANDI, KEY-SYSTEMS, MARKMONITOR, LEXSYNERGY.