Russians queue for final taste of the west as McDonald's and Ikea pull out over Ukraine invasion.

Russians have been queueing outside both Ikea and McDonald's as they join the list of companies cutting ties with the country over its invasion of Ukraine.

Apart from sanctions, particularly those imposed by EU member states and the US, companies are trying to exert pressure on the Russian economy through their actions.

McDonald's decision has caused sadness, especially among young people.

Some hamburgers were apparently being sold for 150 dollars.

The first McDonald's in Russia opened on Pushkin Square in Moscow in 1990.

The development became the symbol of capitalism's victory against the Soviet Union.

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