“I have been wearing contact lenses since I was 13, and I cannot wear glasses,” Ms Dostoevskaya told The Independent about her medical condition via encrypted messaging from Nizhny Novgorod in western Russia, unsure if she can afford them.
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, more than 300 companies, including well-known billion-dollar brands such as McDonald’s and Shell, have suspended or withdrawn operations in the country. Some companies, however, still remain.
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