Croatian Company Infobip Stops Working With Sanctioned Russian Firms

Lauren Simmonds

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As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the well known Croatian company Infobip has offices in both Ukraine and Russia, which are now two countries at war. In Russia, they have offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, where they employ about 200 people.

They issued a statement on Wednesday given the escalation of the conflict in which Ukraine continues to suffer horrendous attacks from hostile Russian aggressors.

“We are appalled by the suffering and humanitarian catastrophe taking place in Ukraine and our hearts are with all those affected by these horrific events,” they wrote from the Croatian company Infobip.

They noted that they have been closely monitoring the unfolding situation from the very beginning in order to help their people as much as they can and attempt to ensure uninterrupted business.

“We stand by our people”

”During this time of destructive violence and destruction, we are witnessing courage, solidarity and an unsurpassed desire for peaceful solutions. All of our efforts have been focused on the safety of our colleagues in Ukraine, as well as the safety of their families and their friends. We first supported them by assisting in the evacuation and providing accommodation here in the Republic of Croatia or in other parts of the world, thus providing them with financial, physical and emotional security,” they said in a statement.

“We are always committed to all our colleagues wherever they are in the world. This includes our employees in Russia, whose lives have also been negatively affected by the consequences of recent events,” they added.

“We’d like to thank all the Bippers (Infobip employees) who offered up their homes as shelters and donated to the Infobip Foundation for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine. Infobip will triple each donation made by the Foundation’s employees to try to help alleviate some of this unimaginable suffering, ” the statement said.

Infobip’s business in Russia has now been suspended. 

“We have restricted our business operations in Russia and suspended business with companies under sanctions,” they stated from the Croatian company Infobip, adding that they are closely monitoring the situation as we go forward.

“We hope for an end to this war as soon as possible and for the restoration of peace in Ukraine,” they concluded from Infobip.

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