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Baku and oil are two inseparable concepts

"eight ccTLDs are currently in use despite not being ISO 3166-1 two-letter codes, namely AC (Ascension Island), GG (Guernsey), IM (Isle of Man), JE (Jersey), SU (Soviet Union), TP (East Timor), UK (United Kingdom) and YU (Serbia and Montenegro). TP is the previous ISO 3166-1 code for East Timor, and YU is the previous ISO 3166-1 code for Serbia and Montenegro (as Yugoslavia). SU is an obsolete ISO 3166-1 code which has remained in use as a ccTLD alongside the new ccTLDs for the former Soviet republics. The use of the UK ccTLD dates back to the early days of the Internet before the policy of using ISO 3166-1 codes had been settled. The use of the codes AC, GG, IM and JE as ccTLDs arose from IANA's decision in 1996 to allow the use of codes reserved in the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 reserve list for use by the Universal Postal Union. The decision was later reversed, and only these four ccTLDs were assigned under this rule.
On September 25, 2000, ICANN decided to allow the use of any two-letter code in the ISO 3166-1 reserve list that is reserved for all purposes. Only EU (for the European Union) currently meets this criterion. Following a decision by the EU's Council of Telecommunications Ministers in March 2002, it seems likely that an EU ccTLD will be established in due course, perhaps in 2003.
Some ccTLDs (GB and SU), exist in the root zone, but are not on IANA's list of ccTLDs [1]. GB is used by a very few sites, and no new registrations are being accepted for it. SU is one of the more heavily used TLDs. The SU ccTLD (USSR) manager has recently (2001) stated they will commence accepting new SU registrations, but it is unclear whether this action is compatible with ICANN policy."
from here
I was wondering what this .su was that I found a couple of Russian sites on. this site specifically.

They can't still call the second line in Novosibirsk "Dzerzhinskaya." It seems to be "Kirovskaya" now which is more sensible.

all right already! Enough!

ok, just a little more.

I don't know what it says, but they're burning stuff. ooo. fire.


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