The Russian registry ccTLD.ru has announced a price increase for their .ru domain extension and the Cyrillic counterpart .рф. As from the 1st of July 2017, the new Member price will be RUB 141.60. The price for non-Members will increase with RUB 60.00 in all tiers. The new price will apply to new registrations, renewals and transfers.
The Russian registry has talked about the need to raise the prices since 2012. The current price has not changed since 2007. The registry has sent out a survey which showed them that no serious decrease in the number of registered domains is to be expected.