Highlights of the story
- Russia-Ukraine war has been going on for 26 days
- The Russian military is conducting a shelling attack on Ukraine
It has been 26 days since the war between Russia and Ukraine. Most countries in the world have ignored Russia. Russia has banned Facebook and Instagram in its country amid tensions.
Russia has branded social networking sites as extremist organizations. A Russian court has ruled in favor of a ban on Facebook and Instagram in Russia, citing “terrorist activities.” A Russian court has ruled that most companies leave the country.
Many companies have announced their departure from Russia
Coca-Cola, the country’s largest dairy company, has announced it will close its business following the announcement of sanctions on Russia by several countries. US footwear maker Nike and Swedish home decor maker IKEA have announced that they will temporarily close their stores in Russia. Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Ministry sent a summons to US Ambassador John Sullivan on Monday.
META has already decided for Russia
Meta has announced that it will block access to Russian news agencies RT and Sputnik. Twitter has announced that it will reduce the visibility and multiplication of Russian state media content.
It is noteworthy that 26 days have passed since the war between Russia and Ukraine. Even though it has been known for so long that the war is over, it is not known when it will end completely. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky has agreed to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tense situation. He said that World War III would definitely happen if this talk failed. According to the President of Ukraine, the two leaders must seize every opportunity to negotiate, only then will this war be peaceful, otherwise a third world war may ensue.
Zhelensky called for an end to trade with Russia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky has called on European leaders to suspend all trade with Russia amid warnings from the Kremlin. Russia has said further sanctions could affect everyone. In his latest video address, Zhelensky said, “Please do not sponsor Russia’s weapons of war.”
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