San Francisco, March 6: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk to visit his country after the war. A video of the meeting was posted on Zelensky's Instagram.
"Talked to @elonmusk. I'm grateful to him for supporting Ukraine with words and deeds. Next week we will receive another batch of Starlink systems for destroyed cities. Discussed possible space projects. But I'll talk about this after the war," Zelensky posted on Twitter. Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says ‘Starlink Will Not Block Russian News Sources’.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's Tweet
Talked to @elonmusk. I’m grateful to him for supporting Ukraine with words and deeds. Next week we will receive another batch of Starlink systems for destroyed cities. Discussed possible space projects 🚀. But I’ll talk about this after the war.
— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) March 5, 2022
Musk on Saturday said that Starlink, the satellite internet division of his rocket company SpaceX, will not block Russian news sources. Musk on Twitter wrote that it will not do so unless at gunpoint.
"Starlink has been told by some governments (not Ukraine) to block Russian news sources. We will not do so unless at gunpoint," Musk wrote. "Sorry to be a free speech absolutist," he added.
Meanwhile, tech giants including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, Meta and several other tech platforms have already banned RT and Sputnik in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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