Latest Boycotts News

Protesters vent fury at French company for staying in Russia

May. 12, 2022 04:14 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A man in a Russian military uniform stood at the entrance of a large home improvement store in Poland's capital, saluting shoppers and thanking them for funding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. His chest bedecked with medals, Polish...

EXPLAINER: What's the impact if Europe cuts off Russian oil?

Apr. 21, 2022 08:04 AM EDT

Europe is struggling to find ways to stop paying Russia $850 million a day for energy and hit the Kremlin's finances over its invasion of Ukraine. The 27-member European Union is finding that reversing decades of dependence on Russian oil and natural gas is not a simple matter. ...

German bosses, unions jointly oppose boycott of Russian gas

Apr. 18, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's employers and unions have joined together in opposing an immediate European Union ban on natural gas imports from Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, saying such a move would lead to factory shutdowns and the loss of jobs in the bloc's largest economy. “A...

Mariupol's dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east

Apr. 06, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

ANDRIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The mayor of the besieged port city of Mariupol put the number of civilians killed there at more than 5,000 Wednesday, as Ukraine collected evidence of Russian atrocities on the ruined outskirts of Kyiv and braced for what could become a climactic battle for control of...

China rejects sanctions as Ukraine war tops summit agenda

Apr. 01, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — China on Friday renewed its criticism of Western sanctions against Russia, as top European Union officials sought assurances from Beijing that it would not help Moscow circumvent the economic measures imposed in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Chinese...

Outdoor Retailer show moving to Utah despite boycott threats

Mar. 23, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer trade show is moving back to Salt Lake City from Denver next year despite threats from an environmental group and big-name recreation companies of a boycott, the event's organizer announced Wednesday. Critics of holding the event in Utah say the...

The Outdoor Retailer trade show is moving to Salt Lake City from Denver next year despite key player boycott threats

Mar. 23, 2022 13:07 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer trade show is moving to Salt Lake City from Denver next year despite key player boycott threats.

Russian businesses in US face backlash from war in Ukraine

Mar. 17, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — They're pouring out vodka, boycotting Russian restaurants and even leaving threatening voicemail messages at Russian businesses. Angered by the deadly violence and the humanitarian crisis resulting from Russia's war on Ukraine, some Americans are taking it out on...

Kentucky Senate passes bill aimed at energy boycotts

Mar. 08, 2022 13:44 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate has passed legislation that would keep the state's government from doing business with financial companies that have decided to cut their investments in fossil fuels. The bill passed the Republican-dominated Senate 26-5 on Monday and now...

Backlash against Russian-branded gas stations hits Americans

Mar. 04, 2022 09:36 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Outraged by the invasion of Ukraine, lawmakers in New Jersey's largest city lashed out at one of the closest symbols of Russia they could find — a pair of Lukoil gas stations. The Newark City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask the city’s business...