Lenovo Appears to Still Be Selling Technology to Russia. That Should Warrant U.S. Scrutiny

Following pleas from the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister to stop supplying Russia, Taiwanese PC maker ASUS announced this week that it has ceased shipments and will abide by “all international regulations.” The same cannot be said of China’s Lenovo, the world’s largest personal computer manufacturer—at least not with certainty. Despite reports that Lenovo stopped sales in Russia, other media reporting suggests that the company—which controls 18.5% of the Russian PC market (compared to ASUS’ 15.6%)—continues to do business there. Lenovo has not offered an official statement of whether it is maintaining its operations in Russia. “Xi Jinping’s role in Ukraine is far less visible than Vladimir Putin’s, but make no mistake: China is also a combatant in the war,” Gordon… Read More