Russian radio intercepts confirm: Starlink is being purchased in Arab countries for intelligence
Russian occupiers are purchasing Starlink satellite Internet terminals in Arab countries for use against Ukraine, according to radio intercept records of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
Starlink procurement in Arab countries - radio interception of intelligence
Russia interested in Starlink terminals for war against Ukraine
Russian occupiers discuss the possibility of buying Starlink terminals, according to radio intercepts published by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The cost of one terminal is 200,000 rubles, according to one of the occupants. Procurement takes place in Arab countries.
Elon Musk denies the sale of Starlink terminals to Russia
Elon Musk, owner of the Starlink company, denied the direct or indirect sale of Starlink terminals to Russia. SpaceX, also owned by Musk, says it has no official dealings with the Russian government or military. Starlink does not work in Russia and the equipment was not delivered there.
- Starlink: satellite communications network owned by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.
- SpaceX: a company founded by Elon Musk that powers the Starlink network.
- Evidence from radio interception of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
- Starlink statement on Twitter