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The RIPE NCC is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet. The most prominent activity of the RIPE NCC is to act as a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing Internet number resources and related services to a current membership base of around 9,200 members in over 75 countries. These members consist mainly of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), telecommunication organisations and large corporations located in Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. The RIPE NCC also provides a range of technical and coordination services and supports the global Internet community by providing data, expertise and a neutral platform for the exchange of ideas.

MSK-IXis a neutral organisation operating Internet Exchanges and providing peering services to Internet businesses in the capital of Russia and in eight major Russian cities. More than 500 ISPs and Internet-related companies use their services to enhance their routing efficiency and to save on transit costs. In Moscow, the distributed switching infrastructure of MSK-IX interconnects 11 telecom facilities in the city.

The Technical Center of the Internet provides backbone services to the registries and runs the domain registration services of Russia's national domains (.RU and .РФ), as well as for .SU. The Technical Center of Internet's mission is to ensure seamless functioning for Russia's Internet facilities and services.