In response to the war of aggression against Ukraine, the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon, has stopped shipping products to private customers in Russia and Belarus. The group also announced that it would block users in Russia from accessing its Prime Video streaming service until further notice. In addition, Amazon will no longer accept orders for “New World” there – the only video game that the company sells directly in Russia.
Amazon has also decided to close both its online marketplace and cloud platform AWS to new customers in Russia and Belarus. The group emphasizes that it does not operate any data centers, infrastructure or offices in Russia. Amazon has also long had a policy of not doing business with the Russian government. The group works closely with IT organizations to help Ukraine protect against cyber attacks.