Starbucks suspends business in Russia as Putin’s forces attack Ukraine

Starbucks suspends business in Russia as Putin’s forces attack Ukraine

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A person wearing a protective mask enters a Starbucks coffee shop in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.
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Starbucks is suspending all business activity in Russia as Putin’s forces continue their attacks on Ukraine.

The announcement comes after fellow restaurant giant McDonald’s said earlier on Tuesday that they would temporarily close their Russian restaurants. The burger chain faced criticism for staying silent on the war, given its large footprint in Russia.

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