Russia initiated aggression against Ukraine in 2014. On February 24, 2022, it started a full-scale military invasion to the Ukrainian territory. This brutal war and military crimes of Russian troops caused a humanitarian crisis in Ukraine with thousands civilians killed and millions becoming refuges. As a reaction to this act of aggression, many international companies decided to leave the Russian market, while some others continue doing business there as usual. We track such decisions of companies and urge them to stop funding the war.
Hold off investments: company postponing future planned investment/development/marketing while continuing substantive businessPausing Investments
Reducing Activities: company scaling back some business operations while continuing othersScaling Back
Pause operations: company temporarily curtailing operations while keeping return options openSuspension
Clean Break: the company completely halting Russian engagements or exiting RussiaWithdrawal
Exit Completed: company sold its business/assets or its part of the business to a local partner and leaved the marketExit Completed
Maintaining operation of joint venture with the largest Russian manufacturer (Ilim Group) of pulp and paper. Exploring options including potential sale of the 50% stake.
Cloudflare has minimal sales and commercial activity in Russia – there is no a corporate entity, an office, or employees there – and the company taken steps to ensure that it does not paying taxes or fees to the Russian government. The company beleives that exit Russia would do more harm than good.
US authorities suspected Kraken of violating sanctions. In February 2022, Powell rejected a proposal to block the accounts of all users from Russia without legal requirements. He emphasized his respect for the people of Ukraine, but explained his position with libertarian values.
NASA on alert as Russia threatens to abandon US astronaut and crash ISS - The Mirror. NASA officials have repeatedly stated that the International Space Station program is continuing as expected, with Friday's Progress 81 launch the latest example of steady and ongoing operations by Russia and all program partners. NASA did carry the launch live on NASA TV.