Atlanta’s Coca-Cola announces it is suspending operations in Russia

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Published: Mar. 8, 2022 at 4:03 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - The Coca-Cola Company, which has its headquarters in Atlanta, has announced that it is suspending its business in Russia.

The company issued the following statement:

Our hearts are with the people who are enduring unconscionable effects from these tragic events in Ukraine.

We will continue to monitor and assess the situation as circumstances evolve.

Coca-Cola joins a growing list of businesses that have announced they will no longer operate in Russia or do business in Russia, including the fast-food giant McDonald’s, Netflix, TikTok, Mastercard and Visa, General Motors, Levi Strauss & Co. and many more.