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Musk activates Starlink in Ukraine as Russia attack disrupts services

Musk's tweet came some 10 hours after Ukrainian Minister Mykhailo Fedorov urged Musk to provide Starlink services to Ukraine

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Elon Musk said his Starlink satellite service is up and running in Ukraine, responding to a plea from the deputy prime minister to supply satellite-based communications to help resist Russia’s invasion of the country.

"Starlink service is now active in Ukraine," Musk tweeted, adding "more terminals en route."

The tweet came some 10 hours after Ukrainian Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov urged Musk to provide Starlink services to Ukraine, days after it was invaded by neighboring Russia. 

"While you try to colonize Mars -- Russia try to occupy Ukraine! While your rockets successfully land from space -- Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil

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First Published: Feb 28 2022 | 1:42 AM IST

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