"Google is closing its engineering offices in Russia after the country has increased its crackdown on the internet.Google to leave Russia - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent
New laws that require internet companies to keep all data about Russians inside the country’s borders have led Google to take its engineers from the country and re-locate them elsewhere.
A Google spokesperson told The Independent: “We are deeply committed to our Russian users and customers and we have a dedicated team in Russia working to support them”."
Friday, December 12, 2014
Google to leave Russia - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent
Russia's cyber-isolationism expands