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World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards Dumps Moscow for London

The decision comes on the heels of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and subsequent global sanctions.

The 2021 awards in Antwerp.

The 2021 awards in Antwerp.

Source: World’s 50 Best Restaurants

The World’s 50 Best said it will move its annual restaurant awards ceremony from Moscow to London in an announcement just hours after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the levying of new sanctions.

The event is scheduled for July. The new plans were revealed Thursday on Twitter.