Moscow has called the geopolitical reasons of the Weather icon on iPhone lost cities of the Crimea. Thus, in the state Duma pointed out that Apple does not contact with the Russian authorities to resolve this situation. Google fixed the error with incorrect displaying of the administrative facilities of the Russian Peninsula of Crimea.
From the Weather icon on iPhone lost cities of the Crimea, while at Apple to clarify the situation failed, the radio station “Moscow Says”. Before the settlements of the Peninsula, this service is called Ukrainian. Soon on iOS devices 12 in the preinstalled app “Weather” was missing the ability to add at least one Crimean city.
“We have made an instruction about the Apple. Instructions to the relevant services in order to identify these violations. If you Google enough immediately made contact and we gave them a month to fix all errors, in a month we promonitorili Google maps and they really removed all these errors, then the Apple touch comes out. Reactions no,” — said in this regard, the Deputy of the state Duma, the owner of medals of Ministry of defense of Russia “For the return of the Crimea” Alexander Starovoitov.
According to the parliamentarian, the lack of Crimean cities in the app “Weather” can be part of a General Apple policy in relation to the Crimea.
“The question here is how user: why don’t you show the city and what is the reason?
We understand that there is absolutely a distinct component, it is most probably geopolitical.
Otherwise they would have made contact and started a dialogue. If they contact you don’t, then it is logical that if they have Apple maps this situation, so they are everywhere this trend, in particular in weather quest will somehow Marauder,” added the member of the lower house of the Russian Parliament.
Two weeks ago, Google has fixed the bug with incorrect displaying of the administrative facilities of the Russian Peninsula of Crimea, reports of NSN.
“We fixed a bug where a small portion of users of Google maps on devices with the iOS operating system saw the wrong information,” — said the press service of the company.
Google also added that they will continue to make efforts to display the actual geographical boundaries, reports FAN.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov admitted: Moscow hopes that in the future will not be allowed for such errors.
“For the Kremlin, of course, of importance, as indicated by the Crimea on the maps:
Crimea — one of the regions of the Russian Federation”, — said the representative of the Russian President.
In turn, at the same time a member of the international Affairs Committee of the Federation Council Sergei Tsekov told about the preparation of the bill, which envisages punishment for the wrong marking on the maps of the country, including ownership of the Crimea.
State Duma Deputy from the Crimea Ruslan Balbec, in turn, commented on the statement of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly, who appealed to the leadership of Google, calling to “fix” the display of the Crimea on all maps. The Russian parliamentarian noted that Kiev does not want to be realistic.
“Links to the US and UN meetings about the Ukrainian status of the Crimea today — it shouts after the departing train, and Google as a reputable Corporation, that is, keeps up with the times and so do not want to deceive user in terms of modern borders of Russia and Ukraine”, — he said.
In the beginning of this year, the American channel CNN has released an article about celebrating New years in different countries of the world. One of the plots was devoted to Russia. In the video featured and Simferopol as part of the Russian Federation. The material was illustrated with a photo of Sergei Maligawa from the Russian news Agency TASS.
Soon, however, CNN has removed from its material designation of Simferopol as part of Russia. The changes were published on the website. This happened after the outrage of the Ukrainian Embassy — as stated in the Embassy of Ukraine.
In November last year, the international monetary Fund has published the autumn economic review, in which the data for the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol were included in the nationwide.
As noted in the document, “statistics on the Crimea and city of Sevastopol are recognized as part of Russia” and for this reason were not included in the information about the economy of Ukraine.
In the same month, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has used the map of the country where there is no Crimea. The incident occurred at a meeting of the Commission and Parliament to examine the facts of the theft in the Armed forces. The meeting was used a slide with a map that is missing the Peninsula. The deputies did not pay attention to it and continued the debate.
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