McDonald's temporarily shuts down all restaurants in Russia

Baku, March 9, AZERTAC

McDonald's will temporarily shut down all its restaurants in Russia, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski announced in a statement, published on the company’s website Tuesday, according to TASS.

"McDonald’s has decided to temporarily close all our restaurants in Russia and pause all operations in the market," the statement says, adding that the company will continue to pay salaries to all its 62,000 Russian employees.

According to Associated Press, McDonald’s has 850 restaurants in Russia.


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