Former owner of had no idea about the buyer’s wealth!

5000 Ruble bills. , the newly launched web site about Russia, attracted global media attention after Russian news agency, RIA Novosti, announced its rebranding. We uncovered who the previous owner was , using DomainTools, and speculated on the selling price for the domain. A Russian publication unveiled today that the sale of by its owner, Ukrainian citizen Roman Korneev , was for 5,000 Rubles – a mere $107 dollars. The sale occurred two months ago, when Roman Korneev was approached for the domain, which combines the Soviet satellite name with the word “news.” According to the article, […]