After Canon, another camera company has pulled out of Russia as a result of its attack on Ukraine. This time, it’s Leica. The company has ceased all operations in this country, and the Leica Store in Moscow has been closed.
Earlier this month, Russia decided to ban Facebook citing “discrimination against Russian media.” But as of today, Instagram is banned in this country, too.
One of the reasons behind this decision is the fact that Meta has allowed posts that call for violence against Russian soldiers and politicians. But both moves have inevitably caused some censorship concerns, too.
As a response to its attack on Ukraine, the USA, the EU, and the UK have imposed sanctions on Russia. Lots of companies and businesses have joined this, Adobe and Canon being among them.
Adobe has recently stopped all new sales in Russia, disabling anyone based in this country to buy any of the company’s software. This was followed by Canon’s decision to stop delivering all of its products to this country, too.