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Apple under fire for labelling Crimea as part of Russia in its apps


Fury in Ukraine over tech firm’s move, which it had resisted since the 2014 annexationA decision by Apple to label Crimea as part of Russia in its Maps and Weather apps has sparked a backlash in Ukraine, where the move has been seen as the firm’s tacit acceptance of Russia’s annexation of the territory.Users in Russia have reported seeing that locations in Crimea now list their country as Russia, a move that Apple and other technology companies had resisted since the 2014 annexation. Users in Russia also see a boundary between Ukraine and Crimea when viewing maps of the region, …read more

Source:: The Guardian

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