Apple Russia Website Has Closed As Rouble Currency Suffers
The Apple Russia website has closed as the Rouble currency has suffered major fluctuations so the company has decided to stop selling it’s products in Russia for the time being. The Rouble has seen a 20% decline in value against the US Dollar since Monday which included all time low values. Russians were out in force spending on imports whilst at the low at which point Apple announced the website closure.
Apple have said “Due to extreme fluctuations in the value of the rouble, our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing.” The website also displayed a message in various languages that read “we’ll be back”. Apple don’t have and actual shops in the country although there are several Apple Resellers that retail it’s products.