The scandal with Slush is not a new story. However, the awkward situation with this global IT event that took place in 2022 became a lesson for the international IT and business community to learn. I called it “a shock from Slush” — a controversial monetary decision-making by the Western “players” surpassing legal and moral responsibility in the midst of Russia’s war crimes against humanity.
According to the Ukrainian tech industry market overview, the largest customer for Ukrainian information technology, in terms of money, is the United States, which imports nearly 40% of the services, and the second largest is Great Britain, consuming 10% of the IT services provided by Ukraine.
Let us take a closer look at the recent trends in the Ukrainian IT industry and compare them with the current situation in 2022.