Netflix suspended all services in Russia

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo appears on the TV remote control, in this illustration taken January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

The decisions of multinational companies in Russia continue to grow daily, and now Netflix, one of the most important streaming services in the world, has announced that it will no longer offer its platform in this country.

Variety reports that the company indicated it was suspending service in Russia in protest of the invasion of Ukraine.

Earlier this week, Netflix paused all future projects and acquisitions in Russia while it assesses the impact of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

“Given the conditions on the ground, we have decided to suspend our service in Russia,” a Netflix spokesperson said.

giants flow They are also taking action. Netflix It stopped all of its original production in Russia (Among other things, serial production in Russian zato) and got the rights to future projects.

The company has four original Russian projects in progress, including the highly anticipated series “Anna K” Based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel “Anna Karenina”, and “Zato”a film produced by Leo Tolstoy from the Soviet Union.

According to a Netflix source, quoted by Variety, The platform is “Assessment of the Impact of Current Events”.

Earlier this week, the TV giant announced that it would not comply with Russia’s new broadcast law, which requires the platform to include 20 public channels in order to operate in the country.

The law, which entered into force on March 1, Requires Netflix and other streaming services to stream content from media associated with KremlinAnd the Such as Channel One, the entertainment network NTV, and the main channel.

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(With information from Reuters)

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