Apple does not know when to return is.
Apple has announced that from 12 December 2018 in the Russian App Store will no longer be displayed. The company has informed all Russian developers, stating that the ads associated with the new law, which will be introduced from 1 January 2019.
From 1 January 2019 in Russia comes into force a law that obliges foreign companies to register in the tax and to pay VAT directly. Due to these innovations, Apple has decided to abandon the use of advertising, which appears when searching for apps in the App Store. The company said in a letter to app developers from Russia.
Apple stressed that the company will try to rectify the situation, but no timetable for the return of advertising at the moment is not specified. However, it is possible that in the future advertising that is shown when searching in the App Store, will return.
Recall that from 1 January 2019 in Russia will also be increased the VAT rate from 18% to 20%. Does Apple in this regard, to increase the price of apps and games from the App Store is still unknown. Experts believe that the price increase will still happen.