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Gaming group Ubisoft suspends sales in Russia – Reuters

The UbiSoft Entertainment logo is seen at the Paris Games Week (PGW), a trade fair for video games in Paris, France, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/

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March 7 (Reuters) – French gaming group Ubisoft , the maker of the blockbuster “Assassin’s Creed” franchise, has suspended sales of its products in Russia, the company said on Monday.

“Digital and physical sales are suspended in Russia,” a company spokesperson told Reuters in a call, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report.

The group did not provide any financial details.

Ubisoft has an office in Moscow and employees in the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv and Odessa.

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Reporting by Valentine Baldassari; Editing by Jan Harvey

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