The Wall Street Journal: Amazon halts shipments to customers in Russia and suspends Prime Video access over Ukraine invasion
Amazon.com Inc. has suspended shipments of retail products and access to Prime Video to customers in Russia, part of a broader effort by the company and other technology giants to remove ties with the country.
decision means consumers in Russia will no longer be able to order products on Amazon or use its Prime Video streaming services.
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While the company doesn’t break out sales from Russia in its financial statements, its customer base there is minimal compared with its largest markets. Amazon customers are largely located in the U.S. and Europe, and the online retailer said it has no data centers, infrastructure or offices in Russia. The company said it has a long-standing policy of not doing business with the Russian government.
An expanded version of this report appears at WSJ.com.
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