"Yes, I can confirm the move," the spokesperson said Friday, but would not provide any further details on the matter.
On Friday, various media reports said that Google would no longer conduct engineering operations in Russia, but would increase is business investment in Moscow next year.
The internet giant's pull out of Russia follows Moscow's new internet regulations that now require international technology companies to store data they have on Russian uses exclusively within the country rather than in data centers around the world.
The bill on the new regulations, which Russia says are aimed at protecting the personal data of its citizens, was signed into law by Russian President Vladimir Putin in July. It will come into effect at the beginning of September, 2015.