Apple will examine your system refer to the disputed territories on their maps, after the service “Weather” pointed out the Crimea as a Russian territory. About it Reuters has informed a press-the Secretary of the Corporation Trudy Muller.
She explained that Apple has always pointed out the Ukrainian Crimea outside Russia and has made changes in membership area only for Russian users. According to Muller, before taking a decision on the symbols on their maps, the company considers international law and makes changes as required by law. “We are conducting an in-depth analysis of how we process the disputed border in our services, and as a result can make changes in the future,” — said the representative of Apple.
The scandal surrounding the ownership of the Crimea on the maps of the American Corporation broke after diplomats from Ukraine appealed to the U.S. State Department called for a “fix incorrect designation”. The Minister of foreign Affairs Vadym Prystayko has compared Apple’s decision with “theft of ideas worst enemy, but someone all the same.”
Crimea became part of Russia in March 2014 following a referendum. The results refused to recognize a number of countries, including Ukraine, USA, member States of the European Union, and others. The Russian side insists on compliance with previous procedure of international law.
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