Google has blocked an update for Chrome in Crimea




Google closed the update of Chrome for users in the territory of Crimea. When you try to update the program an error with the text “The installation was not performed because of access restrictions in this country.”


As reported by users in social networks, Google has deprived people in the Crimea access to Chrome. Users can not update any browser or download a new release from the official website of the company. Previously, Google has banned downloaded from the peninsula games and applications from Google Play. The company also cut off from the Crimean service Google Analytics, AdWords and AdSense «according to the sanctions against the Crimea by the US government and the European Commission.”

“We have stopped the spread of and access to all of the Crimea premium content and free applications in Google Play», – said in a statement the search giant. – Developers who are in the region, will also be denied access to the Developer Console Google and registration of new developer account. ”

Cooperation with the Crimean developers stopped in January Apple. The company removed the application by the residents of the Crimea from the App Store and has blocked internal accounts Crimean programmers through which the money paid by users of the application. Members of the Crimea now can not download apps from the App Store and officially buy “apple” technique.

At the end of last year to serve in the Crimea stopped cards of Visa and Mastercard, service payments Scrill, also stopped work freelance exchange oDesk / Elance and service distribution of games Steam.

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