Contents tagged with map of Russia

  • TripAdvisor map showing Ukrainian Crimea sparks outrage in Russian Duma

    A Spravedlivaya Rossiya (A Just Russia) party State Duma Deputy, Oleg Mikheev, sent the Russian Prosecutor General, Yuri Chaika, an official request asking him to check the TripAdvisor website, which shows the Russian-occupied Crimea as part of Ukraine, as reported by the Russian news agency TASS.

    According to Mikheev, this could indicate that the organization is conducting undesirable activities in Russia. In the request, a copy of which was made available to the agency, Mikheev writes that …

  • Coca Cola Sparks Anger with Map Showing Crimea as Russian

    The U.S.-based, multinational beverage corporation Coca Cola has apologized for the use of a map of Russia that includes the territory of Crimea on a popular social network. They said the map was developed by a third party agency without the company's consent.

    On January 5th, Coca-Cola responded to a statement by the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States, which included the complaint about the corporation’s use of the map. The company claimed that the agency that developed the map "later …