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Music NFTs roundup: Venice Music Collective, RCRDSHP…

The latest flurry of announcements around music and NFTs includes the launch of Venice Music Collective and Mint For Ukraine.
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4,000 ‘Creators for Ukraine’ call for Russian invasion to end

In March, collecting societies body CISAC launched a ‘Creators for Ukraine’ support fund for victims of the war.
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Music NFTs roundup: Reverberate Ukraine, Koong World…

Island Records UK has worked with Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov on a collection of five NFTs that will be auctioned to raise funds to support the relief effort in Ukraine.
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Impala suggests ways indie music firms can support Ukraine

How can music companies offer meaningful support to people (including artists and industry folk) in Ukraine? European indie body Impala has published its thoughts this morning.
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Believe and CISAC explain how they’re dealing with Russia

A number of global music companies have been suspending their businesses and/or services in Russia in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine.
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Downtown Music and Kobalt suspend operations in Russia

Yesterday's announcements from Sony Music, WMG and FUGA were swiftly followed by the two companies revealing their plans.
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Sony Music and Warner Music suspend their operations in Russia

Major labels Sony Music and Warner Music are following Universal Music in suspending their operations in Russia, due to the invasion of Ukraine.
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Ukraine latest: Spotify suspension and CISAC solidarity fund

As the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces continues, music companies are reassessing their approach to business in the latter country.
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UMG and PRS for Music respond to Russia invasion of Ukraine

The situation in Ukraine continues to spark responses from companies and organisations in the music industry, with three more announcing their next moves yesterday.
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Spotify artist fundraising picks can be used to support Ukraine

While Spotify and other digital services mull their options in Russia, the music-streaming firm is taking action in another area: its artist fundraising picks feature.
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TikTok and Netflix pull back from Russia after new laws

There has been a lot of debate about whether global digital services should close their offices and suspend their services in Russia.
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Pussy Riot-backed NFT raises $6.7m to support Ukraine

The NFT was sold by an organisation called UkraineDAO, backed by Nadya Tolokonnikova of music and activism group Pussy Riot.