Qualcomm stops sale of processors to Russian companies

17 March 2022, 04:01 PM

Chip company Qualcomm has stopped selling processors to Russian companies due to Russia's aggression against Ukraine, a company spokesperson said on March 16.

In response to a post by the Ukrainian Minister of Digital Transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov, where he reproached the American manufacturer for having its products available in the Russian Federation, Nate Tibbits, a senior vice president at the company, denied that Qualcomm was continuing to do business with the Russian Federation.

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According to him, Qualcomm called for a peaceful resolution to Russia's aggression in Ukraine and has made donations to organizations that provide assistance and support to Ukrainians.

“We comply with U.S. sanctions and laws [and] are not selling products to Russian companies,” said Tibbits on Twitter.

This comes after AMD and Intel stopped supplying chips to Russia, due to sanctions imposed on the country for its invasion of Ukraine.

Software developer Oracle has ceased operations in Russia, while SAP stopped have stopped sales operation to Russian customers.

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