DJI temporarily suspends operations in Russia and Ukraine

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Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

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Chinese drone maker DJI dropped a quick note on Tuesday to state it was suspending operations in Russia and Ukraine.

“DJI is internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions,” the note said.

“Pending the current review, DJI will temporarily suspend all business activities in Russia and Ukraine. We are engaging with customers, partners and other stakeholders regarding the temporary suspension of business operations in the affected territories.”

A week earlier, the company said it deplored any harm caused by the use of its products, particularly militarily. DJI said it produces products for consumers, and is “unequivocally opposed” to attempts that mount munition on its drones and has refused customisations for military use.

“DJI believes strongly in these principles. Our distributors, resellers, and other business partners have committed to

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