Google due to sanctions blocks services not only to residents of the Crimea, but also immigrants




Google disables the operation of services not only for residents of the Crimea, but also for those who had previously lived on the peninsula. It is reported resource ITC referring to the former inhabitants of the Crimea.


Recall due to US sanctions and the EU, Google has ceased to provide users in the Crimea advertising services AdWords or AdSense. In addition, people will not be able to download applications from the store Google Play, including free, since loading the software is considered exports.

It is learned that a ban on Google were not only living in the territory of Crimea users, but also those who lived there before. In particular, if payment information in the profile was specified Crimean address, but in fact people live elsewhere, paid features in his account blocked. And in this case the change of address in your profile does not help.

Google Support does not accept documents that confirm the actual place of human habitation. The result is that the sanctions fall migrants who have moved beyond the Crimea.

“Recently, sanctions were imposed in respect of the Crimea from the US and the EU. As a US company, we are obliged to fulfill them “- so the press service of Google commented on the information on the limitation of the service.

Earlier notice of termination of work in the Crimea from 1 February 2015 sent to retailers and distributors of Apple. In addition, international payment system PayPal ceased to serve customers on the peninsula.

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