Programmers massively leave Belarus against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine

Thousands of qualified programmers left Belarusian IT companies in April, which is at least twice as many as were employed in this sector in a month.

The outflow of specialists from the Belarusian IT sector continues. Since the beginning of the year, the enterprises have left twice as many specialists as they got a job.

The trend of the last month is also disappointing and indicates a continuing outflow of programmers from Belarusian companies. In April, 3,000 employees left the company, twice as many as in April 2021.

Belarusian companies are not as actively hiring new employees as they were a year earlier. In April of this year, the enterprises hired 938 specialists. This is 46% less than in April last year.

The cursor previously wrote that YouTube removed tens of thousands of fake videos about the war in Ukraine. The director of YouTube said that the video hosting has a specific policy regarding various violent events. She noted that she would not allow the denial of such events.

It was also reported that Yandex is moving its headquarters to Israel. Yandex CEO and Founder sent a letter to Naftali Bennett, Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked and Innovation, Information and Technology Minister Orit Farkas-Hakoen.

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