PayPal has suspended its operations in Russia, condemning its invasion of Ukraine

    Dan Schulman, the business’s president, said his company “stands with the international community” in condemning Russia’s invasion and that “given the current circumstances, PayPal services in Russia are being suspended.”

    According to a company spokesman, PayPal will temporarily support withdrawals to ensure that “applicable rules and regulations disburse account balances.” PayPal’s decision affects its money transfer service Xoom as well.

    The president’s, parliament’s, cabinet’s, ministry of defence, and ministry of internal affairs’ websites were among those affected by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, which work by sending a flood of traffic to targeted servers in an attempt to bring them down.

    According to the agency, the sites have so far weathered the storm. “We’ll make it! On the front lines and online! “It was stated.

    “So now it’s official: PayPal shuts down its services in Russia, citing Ukraine aggression,” Fedorov tweeted: “Thank you @PayPal for your support! Hope that soon you will open it in for Ukraine.”

    PayPal said on Friday it had helped facilitate the raising of over $150 million for charities helping with the response efforts in Ukraine, Reuters reported, and its statement on Saturday said it would “support efforts to provide humanitarian relief.”

    Competitors of PayPal As the number of corporations cutting relations with Russia over the war rises, Wise and remittance processor Remitly have also discontinued their money transfer services in the nation.

    Apple said that it would stop selling all of its products in Russia and that its services, including Apple Pay, would be restricted. Nokia, Finnish network equipment and infrastructure supplier to Russia’s MTS, Vimpelcom, Megafon, and Tele2, has declared that it will discontinue delivering networking equipment and infrastructure.

    Sanctions were imposed on several Russian persons and financial organisations, including Russia’s central bank, by the United States. The United States has also prohibited American corporations and individuals from doing business with anyone or anything on the blocklist.

    European energy companies BP, Shell, and Equinor, have all indicated plans to discontinue collaborative partnerships in Russia since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the invasion of Ukraine.

    Meanwhile, HSBC, Société Générale, and Shinhan Bank of South Korea have also terminated their connections with several Russian institutions. The European Union announced that seven Russian banks would be removed from the SWIFT messaging system but did not include those that handle energy payments.


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