A few months in the past, Apple exited the Russian market and hasn’t made any plans on resuming operations within the nation. And beginning Monday, some homegrown apps are pulled from the official App Retailer, together with VKontakte – a Russian various to Fb.
Along with VKontakte, Apple has eliminated different apps from the identical developer – Mail.ru, VK Music and Youla. Customers who’ve already downloaded these apps will nonetheless be capable to use them with out restrictions, however notifications and funds could also be affected. In fact, VKontakte remains to be accessible by means of desktop and cellular browsers.
Curiously sufficient, Apple nonetheless hasn’t come ahead with an official assertion of why these apps have been eliminated. One would assume that some App Retailer insurance policies had been breached, however we’re but to seek out out.