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10 Mar 2022

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Aljazeera

Sony and Nintendo halt business in Russia following its invasion of Ukraine

Japan’s Sony and Nintendo halt business in Russia, 10 March 2022

Japanese gaming giants Sony and Nintendo have halted shipments to Russia, joining a growing list of global brands that are exiting the country following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

Sony Interactive Entertainment, the manufacturer of the PlayStation 5, said...it has suspended the launch of racing game “Gran Turismo 7” and operations of the PlayStation Store in Russia.

Nintendo said it is suspending all exports to Russia “for the foreseeable future,” citing “volatility surrounding the logistics of shipping and distributing physical goods”...

...Hitachi, one of Japan’s biggest electronics and construction equipment makers, said it would suspend operations in Russia, citing “multiple factors including the supply chain situation”...

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