Apple Removes VPN Apps from Russian App Store Amid Government Pressure

Apple removed a number of virtual private network (VPN) apps in Russia from its App Store on July 4, 2024, following a request by Russia’s state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor, Russian news media reported.
This includes the mobile apps of 25 VPN service providers, including ProtonVPN, Red Shield VPN, NordVPN and Le VPN, according to MediaZona. It’s worth noting that NordVPN previously shut