Samsung suspends shipments to Russia

Samsung suspends shipments to Russia.

TGO: South Korean tech company, Samsung has suspended product shipments to Russia “due to current geopolitical developments,” joining other global giants like Apple and Microsoft who have stopped sales and services in the country after it attacked Ukraine.

“Samsung Electronics said on March 5 that shipments to Russia have been suspended “due to current geopolitical developments”, a Ukraine media outlet reported.

The media outlet added that the company is also donating Dh6 million, including Dh1 million in consumer electronics, to actively support humanitarian efforts “around the region.”

Earlier, American tech company, Apple had also has stopped selling all of its products in Russia due to its military operation in Ukraine.

This comes as Russian forces launched military operations in Ukraine on February 24, three days after Moscow recognized Ukraine’s breakaway regions Donetsk and Luhansk as independent entities.