Microsoft cuts operations in Russia due to Ukraine invasion, 400 employees to be affected: Report

Microsoft is substantially cutting its business in Russia in response to Moscow`s invasion of Ukraine. 

  • More than 400 employees will reportedly be affected.
  • Apple Inc, Nike and Dell Technologies, have severed connections with Russia.
  • Meta Platforms Inc and Google have also taken measures to restrict Russian state media from making money off ads on their platforms.

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Microsoft cuts operations in Russia due to Ukraine invasion, 400 employees to be affected: Report

New Delhi: Microsoft Corp is substantially cutting its business in Russia in response to Moscow`s invasion of Ukraine, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Earlier in March, the tech giant said it was suspending new sales of its products and services in Russia.

The company did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

More than 400 employees will be affected, the report said, citing a company spokesperson.

Several major companies, including Apple Inc, Nike and Dell Technologies, have severed connections with Russia. Also Read: Better.com CEO, who laid off 900 workers over Zoom call, sued by ex-employee

Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google have also taken measures to restrict Russian state media from making money off ads on their platforms. Also Read: “Approach local police if…” RBI clears stance against unregistered digital lending platforms

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