Airbnb Suspends All Operations in Russia and Belarus Amid Ukraine Crisis: CEO Brian Chesky


Airbnb, the US-based residence rental firm, is suspending all operations in Russia and Belarus, Chief Govt Officer Brian Chesky confirmed in a tweet on March 4.

Chesky took to Twitter to announce that the corporate will droop all operations in each nations, amid the continued Ukraine disaster.

On February 28, the Airbnb CEO additionally introduced in a sequence of tweets that the agency is working with its designated hosts to deal with as much as 100,000 refugees feeling from Ukraine, totally free.

Within the tweet thread, Chesky appealed to folks from neighbouring nations to assist Airbnb present housing to the refugees. “The best want we’ve is for extra individuals who can supply their houses in close by nations, together with Poland, Germany, Hungary and Romania,” Chesky stated.

He clarified that every one stays are going to be free-of-cost, funded by Airbnb, its donors, and “by means of the generosity of Hosts.”

From Apple and Google to TikTok and Netflix, a number of tech institutions have introduced restrictions on their providers and merchandise in Russia.

The Ukrainian authorities additionally expressed plans to induce about 50 further tech firms, together with these concerned in gaming, esports, and Web infrastructure to impose restrictions in opposition to Russia for its ongoing actions within the nation.


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