Kremlin said today that American billionairemuskElon Musk’s Starlink satellite network system has neither been certified for use in Russia nor officially supplied to Russia, so it cannot be used.
Reuters reported,ukraineYesterday it was announced that the Russian military is using the Starlink system in some Russian-controlled areas. Ukraine itself is struggling withRussiaStarlink systems have been used for military communications during operations.
The Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said in a statement yesterday that the Russian 83rd Air Assault Brigade and other units were in the cities of Klichivka and Andrey in Donetsk oblast. Starlink terminal units were used during operation near the city. Andreevka.
“This is not a system certified by us, so it cannot be officially supplied here or used in any way,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview.
Musk also posted on the social platform X on the 11th: “As far as we know, Starlink equipment has not been sold to Russia, directly or indirectly.”
He also said, “There are several fake news reports claiming that SpaceX is selling Starlink terminal equipment to Russia. This is simply false information.”