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Apple Map shows Crimea as part of Ukraine, Russia annexed in 2014

Apple Maps and Weather apps are now showing Crimea as part of Ukraine for users outside Russia. The media has given information about this. Earlier, Apple Apps had refused to record Crimea as part of any country, Mashable reported. In 2019 the tech giant updated its Maps and Weather app to show Crimea as part of Russia when viewed within Russia. Apple Maps is reportedly now showing Crimea as part of Ukraine. However, Apple has not yet commented on this update.

Russia annexed Crimea in 2014

Let us tell you that Russia invaded the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. After this attack, Russia annexed Crimea. In response, Russia was suspended from the G8 and several sanctions were also imposed on Russia.

Apple shuts down its service in Russia

Mashable reports that when accessed from other countries, including the U.S., Australia, and of course Ukraine, Apple Maps and Weather now show Crimea as Ukrainian territory. Let us tell you that Apple has also removed Russian channel Sputnik and RT News app from the App Store and blocked some Apple Pay services in the country.

company statement

According to the company, Apple is deeply concerned about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and stands with all those who have been victims of violence. In a statement, the company said that we have taken several actions in response to the attack. We will continue to assess the situation and are in communication with the relevant governments on the action we are taking. We join all those around the world who are calling for peace.

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