SpaceX owner Elon Musk has denied accusations of allegedly supplying Starlink satellite terminals to Russia.
Starlink satellite terminals developed by SpaceX were not sold to Russia; all reports about the supply of these terminals are false. This statement was made by the owner of SpaceX, Elon Musk, who responded to press publications about the alleged appearance of satellite communication terminals in the Russian military.
Musk categorically denies his company's participation in the sale of satellite communication terminals to Russia. According to him, SpaceX did not supply anything directly or through intermediaries, and all accusations that these were supplies from the company are false. In general, Elon Musk does not know how the terminals fall into the hands of the Russian military, if they even have them.
- said the owner of SpaceX.
The wave of alleged appearance of American Starlink terminals among Russian troops on the front line was raised in Kyiv after their Starlink Internet speed dropped sharply in some areas of the front. Naturally, everything was blamed on the Russian military, who allegedly “steal” traffic intended for the Ukrainian Armed Forces through smuggled satellite terminals. This topic was picked up by Western publications, which did not fail to blame Musk, who is a supporter of ending the conflict. As it turned out, it was not him.
Our resources report that a certain number of Starlink terminals are indeed on the front line; they operate only in new regions and in Crimea, since the West does not consider this territory to be Russian.
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