Hostmaster, the Ukrainian ccTLD registry, has indefinitely paused domain deletions due to the ongoing war with Russian.
The company said its domain redemption period, which usually lasts 30 days after a registration expires, will now run until the end of martial law, which was brought in by the government shortly after the invasion.
The registry had previously, and perhaps optimistically, extended the window to 60 days. But the war continues, and many registrants are still unable to renew their names.
Since the first extension, registrars have already recovered over 300 names that were not renewed in time, Hostmaster said.
The price to restore an expired .ua name is the same as a renewal, the registry said.