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11|26|2009 11:10 pm EDT

Sedo Brokers Sale of Russia.com for $1.5 Million

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Sales

According to a report on the Quintura.com blog, the domain name Russia.com was sold today for $1.5 million. The former owners New Media Holdings sold the domain through Sedo.com. The sale was also reported on Sedo’s home page today.

The seller, New Media Holdings, also owns other country domains including Algeria.com, Morocco.com, PuertoRico.com, SouthAfrica.com, Scotland.com, and Ukraine.com.  The company had also listed several of their domains including PuertoRico.com ($3.5 M)  and Scotland.com ($3 M) at past Moniker auctions during Affiliate Summit and TRAFFIC in 2007 .

[Caught first on Tech Crunch]

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November 26, 2009 @ 11:36 pm EDT

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November 27, 2009 @ 8:37 pm EDT

Russia.com is a great name, and a pretty good price. With the English version selling for 1.5 million, I’m wondering how much ??????.com must be worth in the actual Russian language. 10x 100x ? Interesting to consider, considering the huge amount of news coming out of Russia regarding cyrillic domains.

Danish K.

November 27, 2009 @ 8:51 pm EDT

First of all, Thanks for posting this valuable information. Its wonderful to see RUSSIA.com sold for $1.5M, the buyer must be lucky. Wonder what would be the outcome for USA.net.in

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