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Disney’s Russia boycott plays into Putin’s hands

Disney has said its film 'Turning Red' (pictured) will not be released in Russia (Credit: Disney/ Pixar)

What might make Vladimir Putin think twice? That’s the question on everyone’s lips as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues for another bloody day, leaving death, destruction and tragedy in its wake. Well, Disney has its answer: stop Russian children from watching the latest Pixar film.

Disney has announced that it is pausing all theatrical releases in Russia, in response to the ‘unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and the tragic humanitarian crisis’.

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