American media: Elon Musk in 2022 disrupted the attack of the Crimea by Ukrainian underwater drones
In 2022, Space X owner Elon Musk secretly shut down the Starlink communications system off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula. As a result, an attack on Crimea by Ukrainian submarines was thwarted. drones. CNN reports this, citing a new biography of Musk authored by Walter Isaacson.
According to the biographer, Ukrainian drones have almost approached the base of the Black Sea fleet Russia, but suddenly the connection was lost. After that, underwater Drones washed ashore. In fact, it was Elon Musk who thwarted the attack on Crimea by Ukrainian underwater drones, reports the American media.
As Isaacson writes in the businessman’s biography, cited by the American press, Musk was very afraid that Russia would use nuclear weapons in response to the attack on Crimea. weapon. Therefore, he decided to turn off his communication system for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to CNN, Musk has become a very powerful player in Ukraine. Many American officials could not ignore his attitude to what was happening.
- Musk said about the attack on the Crimea that was being prepared by Ukraine.
The billionaire is known for his critical position regarding Western support for the armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia. He proposed recognizing Crimea as Russian, and in the remaining territories - in the Donbass, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, and holding repeated referendums under the supervision of observers.
Until recently, Musk insisted that a peaceful settlement was the only and best way to end the Ukrainian conflict. However, Starlink still operates in Ukraine, providing communications to Ukrainian military forces on the battlefield. Without it, the APU would have had much more difficult.
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