GitHub cuts off Crimean dev as US trade sanctions bite on tech providers

Source: A developer based in Crimea has sparked debate after revealing that GitHub has been forced to restrict his account because of US sanctions. Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, as part of an “intervention” in Ukraine, after the fall of a pro-Russian government in the country. The US and EU responded with sanctions on the individuals and organisations from the occupied parts of Ukraine and Russia itself. Russia hit back with sanctions of  its own. While the sanctions have

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