Owners and employees of Western companies who have decided to stop their business in Russia have received a number of letters warning of drastic measures against them.
Threatening letters were received by owners and employees of Western companies, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, IBM and Yum Brands (owner of KFC). It is worth noting that in addition to letters and calls, there were also visits threatening to seize the assets and trademarks of these firms and even arrest top managers who criticize the Russian government.
At least one company decided to stop communication between the Russian office and other divisions, fearing that emails and other messages between colleagues could be intercepted. Others have become actively exporting their employees outside of Russia.
Zoomboola.com wants to remind that on February 24th Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special military operation in Ukraine. Since then, Western companies and manufacturers have been leaving the Russian market one by one. Apple Corporation has stopped deliveries of equipment to Russia. This decision was made in response to the Russian special operation in Ukraine.