Microsoft Announces Suspension of Cloud Services in Russia Amid EU Sanctions

Microsoft has announced that it will suspend access to its cloud services for companies based in Russia, effective March 20.

This move comes as a direct response to the European Union’s 12th package of sanctions against Russia, specifically EU regulation 833/2014. The suspension includes a wide range of cloud-based products, significantly impacting Russian businesses that rely on these services for their operations. As reported by Windows Report, the decision underscores the escalating tech cold war between major global technology firms and Russia, following the country’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

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Source: Winbuzzer