List of companies that applied sanctions during the Crimean crisis

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The Crimea peninsula is now cut off from number of products and services, as US law forbids companies from providing services and exporting goods to the disputed territory.[1]

Company name Industry Headquarters Suspended services Start Date End Date Remarks
Apple Inc.[2] Computer hardware and software Cupertino, California,  United States. App Store, Apple Developer, retail 17 January 2015
Amway Direct selling Ada Township, Michigan,  United States.
Visa Inc. Banking Foster City,  United States.
MasterCard Banking Purchase, New York,  United States.
Google[2] Internet Mountain View, California,  United States. Google Chrome, Google Play, AdSense 30 January 2015
Dell Computer hardware Round Rock, Texas,  United States. retail 26 January 2015
Hewlett-Packard Computer hardware Palo Alto, California,  United States. retail 26 January 2015
Valve Corporation[2] Internet and gaming Bellevue, Washington,  United States. Steam 11 January 2015
GoDaddy Internet Scottsdale, Arizona,  United States. domain registrar and web hosting 29 January 2015
McDonald's Fast food Oak Brook, Illinois,  United States. 3 restaurants
Privatbank Banking Dnipro,  Ukraine.
State Savings Bank of Ukraine Banking Kiev,  Ukraine.
Inditex Retail Arteixo,  Spain. Zara, Bershka.
Kyivstar Communications Kiev,  Ukraine.
MTS Ukraine Communications Kiev,  Ukraine.
Life:) Communications Kiev,  Ukraine.
Payoneer Banking New York City,  United States.
Skrill Banking London,  United Kingdom.
oDesk Internet Campbell, California,  United States. workforce management
Gazprom-Media[3] Media Moscow,  Russia. NTV 1 January 2015
Metro Cash and Carry Retail Düsseldorf,  Germany. 3 stores
eBay[2] Internet Campbell, California,  United States. 6 February 2015
PayPal[2] Banking San Jose, California,  United States. 22 January 2015
Blizzard Entertainment Internet Irvine, California,  United States. World of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft 6 February 2015 28 March 2016[4] Internet Seattle,  United States. Amazon Web Services 6 February 2015

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  1. ^ "Ukraine crisis: Obama orders ban on Crimea trade". BBC. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e
  3. ^ "NTV withdraws from Crimea due to sanctions". Krymedia. 14 January 2015. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015.
  4. ^ "В Крыму неожиданно заработали аккаунты". Kanobu. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.