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Starbucks Officially Leaves Russia

Starbucks, has closed 130 stores in Russia, where a licensing partner employs about 2,000 workers. The company, which has stopped shipping any Starbucks products, has ended its brand presence in the country. “In early March, the coffee chain condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,” per The New York Times. At that point, the company was donating royalties from business in Russia to relief efforts in Ukraine.

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