Samsung’s Ukraine office in Kyiv damaged by Russia’s missile attack

Russia fired more than 80 missiles over Ukrainian cities on October 10. As a result of this massive shelling, the 101 Tower business center in Kyiv, where Samsung’s Ukraine office and R&D is located, got damaged. There were no employees in the company’s office during the shelling, sources in the company informed AIN.Capital. Its current state is unknown.

Samsung Ukraine office shelled
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  • Since its foundation in 2009, Samsung Ukraine has invested $365 million in the Kyiv R&D center. According to various sources, the company has employed from 500 to 650 people in Ukraine.
  • The unit focuses on developments in the field of computer vision, graphics, and cybersecurity. Since its establishment, the center has submitted 232 patent applications. The company has invested $1 million in cooperation programs with Kyiv KNU and KPI, Kharkiv KHAI, and KhNU.
  • Samsung is also one of the most powerful electronics brands in Ukraine. It is one of the hundred largest companies in the country, with an annual turnover of more than 17 billion UAH.