Russian Internet company «Yandex» closes its offices on the territory of Ukraine.
«Yandex.Ukraine» included in the sanctions list, and can not actually carry on business in the territory of Ukraine. So we made the decision to close the offices in Kiev and Odessa, our team will offer work in other offices «Yandex» in different countries», – said TASS in the press service of the company.
The decision to close the Ukrainian office of «Yandex» is due, in particular, the blocking of Bank accounts, which made it impossible to pay wages to employees.
Recall that in mid-may, Kyiv has extended the sanctions list against Russian companies and citizens. In particular, it included the company «Yandex», «Kaspersky Lab» and «Doctor Web» and social network «Vkontakte», «Classmates» and resource Mail.ru. Apart from the above listed companies in the sanctions list included a number of Russian media, including MIA «Russia today», «Star», TVC, radio, NTV plus, Ren and RBC.