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In Russia, an Apple app shows an annexed Crimea. In Ukraine, a tweetstorm of anguish.

Russia’s seizure of the territory in 2014 is not recognized by the United States, the Europe Union and much of the international community. Apple’s move to do so — at least within Russia — was announced by the chairman of the Security and Anti-Corruption Committee of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, who […]

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Ukrainians Angry After Apple Changes Its Maps To Recognize Russia As The Owner Of Crimea

KYIV — If you want a guaranteed way to anger a Ukrainian, tell them Crimea belongs to Russia. Ukrainian diplomats are lashing out at Apple after it gave in to Moscow’s demands to show Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory on its maps and weather apps when accessed from Russia. “IPhones are great […]

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