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UK, US and CANADA:
  The Sun: Blood money – Firms named and shamed
  The Times: Big UK companies accused of keeping ties with Russia
  The Times: Russia could seize assets of world’s biggest companies
  Daily Mail: Just one more excuse: Unilever boss tries to justify continuing to sell Cornettos in Russia
  Daily Mail: Hogwash! Unilever is mocked and branded ‘bonkers’ over claims its soap can help fight sexism
  Daily Mail: HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson… Experts reveal shock list of businesses and banks who continue to trade in Russia despite Ukraine invasion
  Daily Mail: Domino’s Pizza owner ‘evaluating its presence’ in Russia as it comes under fire over late exit
  Daily Mail: British firm producing Magnum and Cornetto is STILL selling ice creams in Russia despite their invasion of Ukraine
  Daily Mail: Lingerie chain Agent Provocateur under fire for keeping Russian shops open despite Ukraine war
  Daily Mail: ‘Blood money’: Ukraine blasts BP boss over stake in Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft
  Daily Mail: Unilever accused of ‘taking the world for idiots’ by selling Magnum ice creams in Russia as ‘essential goods’
  This is Money: Domino’s Pizza owner ‘evaluating its presence’ in Russia as it comes under fire over late exit
  Financial Times: Ratings companies come under fire in the anti-ESG crusade
  MarketWatch: Despite talk of a ‘vast exodus,’ many Western firms still operating in Russia, Swiss researchers say
  MarketWatch: Moral Rating Agency slams Western companies, including Microsoft and Nestlé, over alleged supply of products to Russia
  MarketWatch: BP stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft is ‘blood money,’ says adviser to Ukraine’s President Zelensky
  MarketWatch: Ford exits Russia with joint-venture sale, but Moral Rating Agency slams ‘escape clause’
  MarketWatch: Exxon Mobil exits Russia after Kremlin’s ‘expropriation blackmail’
  MarketWatch: Cisco gear is being shipped into Russia from China and other countries, leaked customs database shows
  MarketWatch: PepsiCo and other U.S. companies accused of ‘moralwashing’ in statements about Russia
  MarketWatch: Nvidia closes Russian offices, will fly relocating employees out of the country, report says
  MarketWatch: Six months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Moral Rating Agency’s ‘Courage Index’ analyzes companies’ statements on Kremlin’s aggression
  MarketWatch: Kremlin could seize Russian assets of U.S. companies, warns Moral Rating Agency
  MarketWatch: Apple has ended imports of gold and tungsten from Russia
  MarketWatch: Despite plenty of talk, many U.S. companies have still not fully exited Russia: Moral Rating Agency
  O’Dwyer’s: Get Your Santos Bobblehead While He’s Still in Congress
  Fortune: 47 of the world’s biggest 200 companies still haven’t left Russia. Now the Kremlin is preparing ‘expropriation blackmail,’ an expert says
  CNBC: Energy Crisis: Russia has cut off gas supplies to Europe indefinitely. Here’s what you need to know
  The Ferret: Scotland’s largest council pension funds have £230m invested in firms operating in Russia
  Bloomberg UK: Russian Oil Producers Feel the Heat
  Globe and Mail: Grain giant Viterra, part-owned by Canada Pension Plan, continues operations in Russia despite international sanctions
  The Hill: At least 47 top companies at risk of having Russia seize key assets: report
  Investment week: Allianz and Goldman Sachs among firms accused of ‘moralwashing’ on Russia
  Atlantic Council: Most multinationals remain in Russia and fund Putin’s invasion of Ukraine
  FLYINGPENGUIN: WHO DO YOU WANT TO BOMB TODAY? RUSSIA ALLEGEDLY RUNS WAR ON MICROSOFT
  City A.M.: BP, Siemens and PepsiCo branded ‘hypocrites’ for donating to Ukraine while failing to fully exit Russia
  City A.M.: BP, Unilever, and HSBC have failed to properly exit Russia after Ukraine war, new report warns
  MSN: Experts reveal shock list of businesses and banks who continue to trade in Russia
  Toronto Sun Times: The gifts you don’t want this Christmas: Which brands are still operating in Russia?
  Bollyinside: According to Ukraine’s President Zelensky’s counsel, BP’s share in Russian oil company Rosneft is “blood money”
  ESG Telegraph: Ratings companies come under fire in the anti-ESG crusade
  Intellinews: Less than 9% of foreign companies pull out of Russia
  Intellinews: Six months after Russian invasion, many foreign companies stay silent on war
  Oilprice: BP Still In Spotlight Over Incomplete Russia Exit
  Marketing Week: Unilever, Netflix, Tesla: Everything that matters this morning
  Global Cosmetics News: UNILEVER NAMED AMONG ‘DIRTY DOZEN’ THAT HAVE FAILED TO PROPERLY EXIT RUSSIA
  The Grocer: ‘Dirty’ Unilever flies in face of mass Russia exit
  Ethical Consumer: Consumer boycott of Russia, Russian products and Russian companies
  Fast Company: China first: The untold story of how Starbucks has cozied up to the Communist Party in pursuit of explosive growth
  Fast Company: The Kremlin may seize U.S. companies’ Russian assets – and investors are unaware of the risk
  Fast Company: Many large companies that vowed to leave Russia are still active there
  International Bar Association: Russia: Expropriation fears rising as companies exit
  CRN: Intel, Microsoft, Samsung Risk Russia ‘Blackmail’: Watchdog group
  Light Reading: Cutting off Russia seems easier said than done
  Light Reading: Putin’s threat to tech firms exposed in new ‘moral ratings’
  Trading View: Kremlin Draws Legislation To Seize Assets of 47 Global Companies, Russia’s Moral Rating Agency Says
  The Hoops News: Apple is not buying this Russian-sourced metal – but here’s why many companies may still be using it – MarketWatch
  8NewsNow (NextStar Media Wire): Companies at risk of Russia asset seizure report
  Coda Story Oligarchy: Corporations take credit for leaving Russia with dubious evidence

UKRAINE:
  Suspilne Media: Some corporations have not stopped doing business in Russia, but make donations to Ukraine — research
  Freedom Matrix: Some corporations have not curtailed business in Russia, but make donations to Ukraine – study
  Zakordon Rayon: “Sold in Russia”. A petition on the labeling of brands operating in the Russian Federation appeared on the President’s website
  NV: They never left Russia. How international companies support the war in Ukraine
  Liga.net: HIMARS are not the only ones: how to force aggressor Russia to peace. There are still options
  Finance.ua: “Index of Courage”: analysts rated companies cooperating with Russia
  Radio Svoboda: Himars are not the only ones. The levers of forcing the aggressor country to peace
  eTurboNews: Companies are afraid to condemn Russia
  Internetua: 47 of the 200 largest global companies continue to work in Russia under the risk of asset nationalization
  Kyiv Independent: Report: At least 47 top companies at risk of having major assets seized by Russia
  Kyiv Independent: Companies get credit for leaving Russia while failing to do so
  Kyiv Post: Ukraine – How to Fund Reconstruction
  Kyiv Post: Most Multinationals Remain in Russia and Fund Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine
  Fast News: What are the levers for forcing the aggressor Russia to peace?
  News Ukraine: They never left Russia. Because international companies support the war in Ukraine

RUSSIA:
  Mir Tesen: Western business in Russia in the conditions of the NWO, or Much Ado About Nothing
  Moscow Weekly: About 1000 companies continued to work
  VoA: Express News
  VoA: Which corporations continue to work in the Russian Federation, despite the war
  VoA: Results of 2022 for foreign business in Russia: about 1,000 companies continued to work
  Krasnaya Vesna: Unilever has been harassed for working in Russia
  AfterShock: The Moral Cost of Christmas: Foods Paying for Ukraine Invasion
  Auto Spy News: Why did Russia stop gas supplies to Europe?
  Inosmi: At least 47 leading companies face confiscation of key assets in Russia
  IT Channel News: Moral Rating Agency: many world corporations risk losing their assets in Russia
  IT Channel News: Moral Rating Agency: only 6% of the largest foreign companies that announced they were leaving Russia actually did so
  IT4B2B: Moral Rating Agency: only 6% of the largest foreign companies that announced their withdrawal from Russia did it

Belgium:
  The Brussels Times: The gifts you don’t want this Christmas: Which brands are still operating in Russia?
  The Brussels Times: ‘Cowardly’ silence: International companies fear criticising Russia
  The Brussels Times: 47 leading corporations at risk of Russian expropriation
  The Brussels Times: ‘Moralwashing’: Major companies fail to leave Russian market

FRANCE:
  Crumpe: Despite talk of a ‘vast exodus’, many Western companies are still operating in Russia, Swiss researchers say
  Lesnouvelles: BP, Unilever and HSBC failed to exit Russia properly, new report says
  Actualites: Domino’s Pizza owner under fire after late departure from Russia
  Crumpe: BP’s stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft is ‘blood money’, says adviser to Ukrainian president Zelensky
  Crumpe: Ford exits Russia with joint venture sale, but moral rating agency slams ‘escape clause’
  Crumpe: PepsiCo and other US firms accused of ‘moralwashing’ in statements about Russia
  Crumpe: Exxon Mobil quits Russia after Kremlin ‘expropriation blackmail’
  Actualites: Unilever STILL sells ice cream in Russia as ‘essential goods’
  News 24: Why did Russia cut off the gas supply to Europe?
  Oxtero: Six months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Moral Rating Agency’s ‘Courage Index’ analyzes companies’ statements on Kremlin’s aggression
  Crumpe: Kremlin could seize Russian assets from US companies, moral rating agency warns
  Crumpe: Despite many discussions, many American companies have still not completely left Russia: Moral Rating Agency

SPAIN:
  Noticias del Mundo: Experts reveal a shocking list of companies and banks that continue to trade in Russia
  Noticias del Mundo: The British firm that produces Magnum and Cornetto CONTINUES to sell ice cream in Russia
  PostSus: Nvidia closes Russian offices, will fly relocating workers out of the country, report says
  InfoTotal: Why did Russia stop gas supplies to Europe?
  MarketingDirecto.com: The brands hide their heads like the ostrich when denouncing (bluntly) Russia
  MarketingDirecto.com: Many large companies stood up to Russia with a small mouth (because they are still there)
  Bolsamania: Russia could seize the key assets of about 50 largest companies operating in the country

Bulgaria:
  Bulgaria Business Insider: The Moral Cost Of Christmas: Products That Are Paying For The Invasion Of Ukraine
  Novinite: The Moral Cost of Christmas: Products that are Paying for the Invasion of Ukraine
  Novinite: 6 Months Post-Invasion: Few Companies Denounce Russia

GERMANY:
  Börsen-Zeitung: The Putin profiteers – How war and sanctions make oligarchs in Russia even richer
  Welt: For some it’s war, for others it’s big business
  Versicherungswirtschaft-Heute: Allianz and Generali’s business in Russia: if you can’t find a buyer, you’re in the pillory
  Versicherungsbote: How much is Allianz still involved in Russia?
  WirtschaftsWoche: Allianz is pulling out of Russia – isn’t it?
  Versicherungswirtschaft-Heute: Corporations in the grey-area of the East-West conflict
  Die Presse: Corporations in the grey-area of the East-West conflict

ITALY:
  L’Indro: Most of the multinationals remain in Russia and finance the invasion of Ukraine
  Italia Oggy: Draghi: Italy is solid, it will make it

POLAND:
  Wiadomosci Kosmetyczne: Moral Rating Agency: why did so many brands not leave Russia?
  Aktualności: Domino’s Pizza owner ‘evaluating its presence’ in Russia as it comes under fire over late exit
  Geekweek: Russia got the equipment of the American company CISCO despite the sanctions
  Money.pl: Foreign companies have abandoned Russia, but the “list of shame” still exists. Putin owes a lot to this
  Katolickie: Many foreign corporations did not withdraw completely from Russia as they declared
  Bialy Kruk: Many foreign corporations did not withdraw completely from Russia as they declared

NETHERLANDS:
  NIEUWS: BP, Unilever and HSBC have failed to exit Russia properly, a new report warns
  NIEUWS: Owner Domino’s Pizza under fire for late exit Russia
  NIEUWS: Unilever STILL sells ice cream in Russia as ‘essential goods’
  Besayes: Nvidia closes Russian offices, will fly relocating workers out of the country, report says
  Kevinwp: Why has Russia stopped supplying gas to Europe?
  Doorbraak.be: Top companies are not withdrawing from Russia
  Dutch IT Channel: Multinationals in Russia can count on expropriations

SWEDEN:
  Dagens PS: Red-listed: Swedish listed companies remain in Russia

CZECHIA:
  Ekonom: Companies will no longer be fueled only by profit, but also by business ethics
  Vlkovobloguje.com: Flash: how it really is with Western companies in Russia according to Bloomberg information

GREECE:
  Imerisia: Business as usual: 91% of Western companies remain in Russia – Survey
  Capital: Putin’s profiteers – How war and sanctions make oligarchs in Russia even richer
  Fortune Greece: Russia is preparing “expropriation blackmail” for those large multinationals that did not leave the country
  Kanaliena: Russia can seize assets of the world’s largest companies

MACEDONIA:
  Brzivesti: Moralists from Britain: “Don’t buy products sold in Russia”

NORWAY:
  Nyheter Idag: Nvidia closes Russian offices, will fly to move employees out of the country, the report says
  Nyheter Idag: Intel, Microsoft, Samsung Risk Russia “Blackmail”: Watchdog Group

HUNGARY:
  TOZSDEFORUM: The Germans are already counting on Russian gas at all – what will happen in the winter?

ROMANIA:
  Ziare: British media revelations: Shocking list of Western companies still doing business with Russia
  Radio Free Europe: Nokian Tires after leaving Russia: 650 million euro factory and 500 jobs in Oradea
  G4Media.ro: 200 days since the invasion of Ukraine: Most multinationals have not left Russia and are accused of financing Putin’s war/Who withdrew, who stayed

TURKEY:
  Haber Film: Why did Russia cut off gas supplies to Europe?

PORTUGAL:
  Snowoci: Nvidia closes Russian offices and will transfer employees out of the country, report says
  Fast Company Brazil: Many companies promised to leave Russia, but many remain there.

EAST AFRICA:
  Food Business: Unilever accused of moral-washing by selling Cornetto and Magnum ice cream as essential food
  Idman News: Kremlin could seize Russian assets of U.S. companies, warns Moral Rating Agency

CHINA:
  Wall Street Journal (China): Apple has stopped importing gold and tungsten from Russia.

TAIWAN:
  Central News Agency: Multinational corporations make the most money in Russia

KOREA:
  WikiLeaks: Many global companies are showing timid attitude to Russia’s war of aggression.
  eTurboNews: Companies are afraid to blame Russia
  Cmobile.g-enews: SK/CJ remaining in Russia ‘It’s noticeable’
  Korea Times: ‘Courage Index’ accuses Korea’s largest companies of cowardice toward Russia

MALAYSIA:
  Oriental Daily: Multinational corporations make the most money in Russia

LEBANON:
  AlmoOon: Kremlin could seize Russian assets of US companies, warns Moral Rating Agency

INDONESIA:
  Investor.ID: Ukraine: BP Enjoys ‘Blood Money’ for Operations in Russia
  iNewsPantura.id: Risky Assets! Russian giant escaping from Russia confiscated by Putin
  Republic World: Russia May Seize Assets Of At Least 47 Biggest Companies Of The World: Report
  Newshubweek: Putin could soon nationalize the dozens of foreign firms that remain in Russia experts say
 
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