Rules for transcribing Russian letters

When transcribing names, practical transcription is used. For more information, see 3.1.3.2.1.6.1.

For transliteration of Russian letters when assigning names (see 3.1.3.2. Rules for entering all types of names), the following substitutions should be used:

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

omit it

Э E
Ю Yu
Я Ya