Numerous U.S. based companies have cut ties with the Russians following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. WWE is the latest company to do so.
Earlier this morning WWE announced that the company has terminated its broadcast partnership with Match in Russia, while also shutting down the WWE Network in the country.
WWE TERMINATES BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP AND SHUTS DOWN WWE NETWORK IN RUSSIA
STAMFORD, Conn., March 3, 2022 – WWE released the following statement today:
“WWE has terminated its partnership with Russian broadcaster Match and shut down WWE Network in Russia effective immediately.
The move eliminates access in Russia to any WWE programming, including the company’s weekly Raw, SmackDown and NXT shows, its on-demand library, and all of its premium live events, including WrestleMania 38.”
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