On May 12, the minister of digital transformation of Ukraine informed Ukrainians that Russians can no longer pay for Apple ID by phone.
Russian media reported that Russian users began to face cancellation of payment when replenishing their Apple ID accounts through.
As the specialized Russian media write, users of the Russian mobile operator MegaFon, Yota and MTS began to complain that they are facing problems replenishing their Apple ID accounts by phone. After that, Apple confirmed that due to the sanctions that Putin imposed on Russia by starting a war against Ukraine, replenishing an Apple ID account is no longer available for Russians.
Today, Russians can top up their Apple ID through MTS and Beeline operators.