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The Ukrainian people are fighting tooth and nail to preserve the capital city of Kyiv as Russian forces inch closer toward overtaking the European country.
Stuck with limited resources, Ukraine and its government have sought every facet of help available.
Ukrainian First Vice Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov even reached out to Elon Musk through Twitter to request assistance through Musk’s Starlink service.
The favor was complete several hours later.
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The SpaceX and Starlink founder announced that his satellite service was activated over Ukraine despite Russia’s attempt to blackout connectivity.
@elonmusk, while you try to colonize Mars — Russia try to occupy Ukraine! While your rockets successfully land from space — Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil people! We ask you to provide Ukraine with Starlink stations and to address sane Russians to stand.— Mykhailo Fedorov (@FedorovMykhailo) February 26, 2022
Starlink terminals are coming to Ukraine! Thank you @elonmusk, thank you everyone, who supported Ukraine! pic.twitter.com/xHDYHunhsW— Mykhailo Fedorov (@FedorovMykhailo) February 26, 2022
“Ukrainian officials requested Musk’s help with his company’s commercial internet network after Russia’s unprovoked military invasion left parts of the country offline,” reported Axios.
According to DigitalTrends:
“Starlink is a satellite constellation that provides broadband-level internet access. With this new service, SpaceX’s goal is to provide high-speed, low-latency broadband internet …”
Per the announcement by Musk, more terminals are en route to assist the ailing country left under the attack of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Musk’s swift response served as another uplifting moment in Kyiv’s fight to preserve the country’s sovereignty.
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Not sure why the Ukrainian dude had to be snarky his tweet to Elon. Elon is a pretty good guy it seems so it didn’t matter but not a smart way to ask for help.
Elon is the only tech giant worth a damn, the rest are fucking losers.
May sounded snarky but pretty sure English isn’t his first language