OREANDA-NEWS  Papa John's pizza chain in Russia will continue to operate, having separated from the main American office. This became known to Kommersant.

The Russian owner of the master franchise of the restaurant chain plans to work separately from Papa John's International. According to a Kommersant source, the company will change the description, history and concept of the brand, there is no question of changing the name. At the same time, the business will not be completely sold, the management of pizzerias will remain in the hands of current managers led by American Christopher Wynn.

In March 2022, Papa John's International suspended support for Russian business, but the restaurants continued to work. At the end of 2022, the Russian OOO Komo became the operator of the domain names of the network sites instead of the Cyprus company. The logo has also changed on the website — the brand name is written in Russian and in a different design.

In the fall of 2022, cybersecurity specialists at Group-IB revealed a new fraudulent scheme, the creators of which used fake sites of the Dodo Pizza and Papa Johns pizzerias.