List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

Data Location


Brief Description: Russian companies registry data is available for everybody via website. This data is up to date, free, but limited by company name, it's unique registration number, address and short list of latest registration actions without details. Any finacial information provided with fee or via commercial services. Most important issues:

  1. No machine readable data
  2. No bulk download
  3. No open licenses
  4. Data hidden behind captcha
  5. Public information is very limited Step by step explanation
  6. Does the data exist? Yes, data published via and also known as available via a few commercial operators. 2. Is data in digital form? Yes, data available via website 3. Publicly available? Yes, this data is publicly available. We don't need FOI request to get it. 4. Is the data available for free? Yes. Following data available for free:
  7. unique numbers: INN and OGRN
  8. name
  9. address
  10. registration operations 5. Is the data available online? Yes. Data available at 6. Is the data machine readable? No, public data is not machine readable 7. Available in bulk? No 8. Openly licensed? No, this data is public domain data but no open license available. 9. Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes, this information updated frequently, on daily basis.

Reviewer comments

Data is the same as last year.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   HTML
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Tryggvi Björgvinsson
Last modified   Tue Dec 02 2014 17:01:42 GMT+0000 (UTC)