Inside Putin’s desperate plan to build Russia’s own Android phone after latest US trade ban


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RUSSIA has tabled a desperate plan to create its own Android smartphone, following an exodus of technology companies. It comes just days after the US Department of Commerce banned consumer technology exports over the price of $300 to Russia. 1 In the year since the war began, Russia has watched a long stream of businesses exit the country Credit: GETTY The decision from the US forms part of increasing global sanctions on Russia, as a result of its invasion of Ukraine. Russia has now setting aside 10billion rubles (£110.4million) with the goal of snagging 10% of the consumer phone market...