Russian customers ofhave launched a category motion lawsuit towards the streaming large for leaving the Russian market, demanding 60 million roubles ($726,000) in compensation, the RIA information company reported on Wednesday.
Netflix Inc mentioned in March that it suspended its service in Russia and had quickly stopped all future tasks and acquisitions within the nation because it assessed the influence of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
“At the moment, a legislation agency representing the pursuits of Netflix customers filed a category motion lawsuit towards the American Netflix service with the Khamovnichesky District Court docket of Moscow,” RIA cited legislation agency Chernyshov, Lukoyanov & Companions as saying.
“The explanation for the lawsuit was a violation of Russian customers’ rights on account of Netflix’s unilateral refusal to offer providers in Russia.”
Netflix didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Scores of overseas corporations have introduced non permanent shutdowns of shops and factories in Russia or mentioned they have been leaving for good since Moscow started what it calls “a particular navy operation” in Ukraine on Feb. 24. Ukraine and the West say Russia launched an unprovoked warfare of aggression towards its neighbour.
($1 = 82.62 roubles)
(Reporting by Reuters; Enhancing by Conor Humphries)