github suspending russian companies

Russian-owned entities, the world’s biggest source of gems.

Statement: “Signet has therefore halted all trade in precious metals and diamonds that originate from such sanctioned Russian sources, and you are therefore requested to stop supplying the same to Signet even though the country(s) in which you operate may not have imposed sanctions on Russian precious metals and diamonds.”

Pfizer

Multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation.

Status: Announced on March 14 it would not continue doing business as usual in Russia and would donate all profits of its Russian subsidiary to causes that provide direct humanitarian support to the people of Ukraine.

Statement: “Pfizer concluded that a voluntary pause in the flow of our medicines to Russia would be in direct violation of our foundational principle of putting patients first.


The Austrian bank’s business in Russia contributed almost a third to group net profit last year. A spokesperson said RBI had no plans to quit Russia.

Energy

France’s TotalEnergies said it would no longer provide capital for new projects in Russia.

BP is abandoning its 19.75 percent stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft, while Shell said it would exit all its Russian operations, including the flagship Sakhalin 2 LNG plant in which it holds a 27.5 percent stake, and which is 50 percent owned and operated by Gazprom.

Norwegian energy group Equinor will start the process of divesting from its joint ventures in Russia.

Github suspending russian companies

H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, has temporarily suspended all its sales in Russia.

Tech

Apple paused all product sales in Russia.

Alphabet’s Google has blocked mobile apps connected to Russian broadcasters RT and Sputnik, after earlier removing Russian state publishers from news-related features.

Microsoft said it would remove state-owned RT’s mobile apps from the Windows App store and ban advertisements on Russian state-sponsored media.

Laptop maker Dell Technologies said it had suspended product sales in Ukraine and Russia.

Automakers

Mercedes-Benz is looking to divest its 15% stake in Kamaz as soon as possible.

General Motors and Sweden’s Volvo Cars have suspended vehicle exports to Russia until further notice.

Japan’s Mitsubishi said it may suspend production and the sale of its cars in Russia.

General Motors said it would suspend all vehicle exports to Russia until further notice. The Detroit company does not have plants in Russia, only sells about 3,000 vehicles annually there and has limited supply-chain exposure.

Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors said it may suspend production and sale of its cars in Russia as economic sanctions could trigger supply chain disruptions.

French carmaker Renault will suspend some operations at its car assembly plants in Russia next week due to logistics bottlenecks.

Renault is among the Western companies most exposed to Russia, where it makes 8 percent of its core earnings, according to Citibank.

Russian counterparts, principally Gazprom.

Film and television

Hollywood studios Disney, Warner Bros, and Sony Pictures Entertainment said they would pause theatrical releases of upcoming films in Russia.

Also, The Cannes Film Festival said Tuesday that Russian delegations will not be welcome at this year’s event in May due to the invasion of Ukraine.

Industrials

Swedish engineering group Sandvik is suspending its operations in Russia.

Sandvik generated around 3.5 percent of its 2021 revenue in Russia.

Finnish engineering group Metso Outotec has temporarily ceased deliveries to Russia.

Norsk Hydro will not enter into new contracts linked to Russian producers until further notice and is looking at potentially freezing existing commercial relations.

Siemens suspended all new business and international deliveries to Russia but will continue local service and maintenance activities in compliance with the sanctions, a company spokesperson confirmed.

Logistics and shipping

UPS and FedEx are halting delivery services to Russia and Ukraine.

Shipping group Maersk will temporarily halt all container shipping to and from Russia.

Deutsche Post has stopped DHL deliveries to Russia.

German shipping company Hapag Lloyd has suspended bookings for Russia and halted sailings for Ukraine.

Mastercard has operated in Russia for more than 25 years. We have nearly 200 colleagues there who make this company so critical to many stakeholders. As we take these steps, we will continue to focus on their safety and well-being, including continuing to provide pay and benefits.
When it is appropriate, and if it is permissible under the law, we will use their passion and creativity to work to restore operations.”

Visa

American multinational financial services in digital payments.

Status: Announced on March 5 it would suspend all operations in Russia.

Statement from Al Kelly, chair and chief executive officer of Visa: “We are compelled to act following Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, and the unacceptable events that we have witnessed.

Energy

France’s TotalEnergies said it would no longer provide capital for new projects in Russia.

BP is abandoning its 19.75% stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft, while Shell said it would exit all its Russian operations.

Exxon Mobil will exit Russian oil and gas operations that it has valued at more than $4 billion.

Italian energy group Eni plans to sell its stake in a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Turkey.

German turbine maker Siemens Energy suspended new business in Russia.

Global commodities trader Trafigura said it has frozen investments in Russia and is reviewing its 10% stake in Rosneft’s Vostok Oil project in the Arctic.

Industrial

Swedish engineering group Sandvik is suspending its operations in Russia, while peer Atlas Copco halted all deliveries to the country.

RT and Sputnik from its Play store, in line with an earlier move to remove Russian state publishers from its news-related features.

Microsoft said it would remove state-owned RT’s mobile apps from the Windows App store and ban advertisements on Russian state-sponsored media.

Laptop maker Dell Technologies said it had suspended product sales in Ukraine and Russia.

Telecoms

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is suspending its deliveries to Russia as it assesses the potential impact of sanctions on its business there.

Nokia will stop deliveries to Russia to comply with sanctions.

Microsoft GitHub a donc suspendu les comptes des entreprises Russes, mais AUSSI de développeurs russes qui n’avaient pas de relation avec ces entreprises. Encore. Comptes bloqués, issues et repos supprimés.

On peut se dire “oui mais bon ils respectent la loi américaine” et ça peut vous suffir. Jusqu’au jour où les USA ne seront plus copain économiquement avec – par exemple – la France et que votre compte GitHub commencera à être limité ou bloqué à cause d’une loi dans un autre pays.

Je rappelle que pendant de longues années, le monde entier a eu droit à une version d’Internet Explorer avec une crypto fortement affaiblie alors que les américains bénéficiaient d’un IE avec une crypto forte.
Et oui, cela incluait la France. Et ils ont bloqué aussi pendant longtemps les outils de crypto forte comme PGP qu’ils ne voulaient même pas voir dans les mains des Européens.

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