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Skoda Auto Says It Won’t Sponsor Ice Hockey World Championship In Belarus

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The FINANCIAL – Czech carmaker Skoda Auto says it will not sponsor this year's ice hockey world championship if the event is held in Belarus, where the authorities have responded to months of peaceful protests with a violent crackdown. "We've been a proud partner for 28 years. But we also respect & promote all human rights," Volkswagen's Skoda Auto said in a tweet on January 16. "Therefore, SKODA will withdraw from sponsoring the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship if Belarus is confirmed to be co-hosting the event," it added.…

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Skoda Auto Says It Won’t Sponsor Ice Hockey World Championship In Belarus

1 min read

The FINANCIAL – Czech carmaker Skoda Auto says it will not sponsor this year's ice hockey world championship if the event is held in Belarus, where the authorities have responded to months of peaceful protests with a violent crackdown. "We've been a proud partner for 28 years. But we also respect & promote all human…