(Seattle, WA) -- After 15 years of being there, Washington-based Starbucks is pulling out of Russia. The coffee giant has 130 licensed cafes in Russia, meaning Starbucks itself doesn't directly operate them, but it does supply them with coffee and other merchandise. The company stopped delivering shipments back in March following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Starbucks is now ending relations more definitively, but is also pledging to pay its nearly two-thousand workers for six months to allow them to transition to other jobs.

In total, the locations account for less than one-percent of Starbucks' annual revenue.

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