Rules for transliterating Russian letters

To transliterate Russian letters when entering names (see 3.1.3.2. Rules for entering all types of names) use the following chart:

Russian letter Transliteration
А A
Б B
В V
Г G
Д D
Е E
Ё Yo
Ж Zh
З Z
И I
Й Y
К K
Л L
М M
Н N
О O
П P
Р R
С S
Т T
У U
Ф F
Х Kh
Ц Ts
Ч Ch
Ш Sh
Щ Sch
Ъ

don't transliterate

exception: ъе → ye

Ы

Y

as an exception, write the ending ый → y

(similarly, write the ending ий → y)

Ь

drop it at the end of words

combination

[ь+vowel] → [y+vowel]

(other than Ё, Ю, Я).

Э E
Ю Yu
Я Ya