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Disney Issues a New Statement on Doing Business with Russia

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Disney Issues a New Statement on Doing Business with Russia
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The Walt Disney Company issues a statement on doing business with Russia during the tragic situation currently happening in Ukraine.

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Pausing Film Releases

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Recently, Disney released a statement regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At that time, Disney paused the release of theatrical films in Russia.

In addition, Disney shared the following official statement, “Given the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and the tragic humanitarian crisis, we are pausing the release of theatrical films in Russia, including the upcoming Turning Red from Pixar.

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Today, The Walt Disney Company announces pausing all business in Russia. This includes content and product licensing. In addition, Disney Cruise Line activities, National Geographic magazine and tours, local content productions and linear channels will be paused.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people affected by this situation.

We are pausing business with Russia.

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What do you think of Disney’s decision to halt theatrical releases and pause business in Russia? Please join in on the conversation in the comments below and on Facebook.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. When will Disney stop doing business with China who has active human rights abuses and legit concentration camps? This is laughable

  2. They probably aren’t getting paid for anything in Russia so pausing it.
    It is terrible what Russia is doing to Ukraine and the unfortunate Ukrainian people who are suffering. Russia (the government leaders) should be punished for war crimes.

  3. Pausing is such a woke word in this instance. Why are they not simply saying we are STOPPING and commercial sales and activities in Russia……hmmm

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