Installed OpenFire 3.4.5, but with an encoding error Russian characters persists, despite the fact that this bug is installed as resolved.
The jira issue JM-1175 is filed for Openfire 3.5.0 to be released on March 6th. Are you using a custom build with the bug fix? Or may be are you using a nightly build version? Otherwise, Openfire 3.4.5 does not include that bug fix.
I wonder if one wants to create a sticky announcement for two weeks, so current and new users are a little bit better informed about this problem.
Oh, sorry. My bad. I simply did not notice that it will be corrected in version 4.5. We will be waiting.