Elon Musk challenges Putin in Russian-language tweets about Ukraine

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has called out President Vladimir Putin in bizarre Twitter posts on Monday, appearing to suggest the couple settle the war in Ukraine with a fight.

The Eastern European country has been under a brutal invasion by Russian forces for almost three weeks and the Russian leader, a former KGB agent, has shown no sign of involvement in his quest for peace. capture of Ukraine.

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When fully translated into English, Musk’s tweet reads: “I hereby challenge Vladimir Putin to single combat. The stakes are Ukraine »

In an interview with Joe Rogan, Musk said he trained in kyokushin karate, taekwondo, judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a kid.

Musk is never one to shy away from the limelight and his tweets have received huge attention online with over 100,000 likes in just two hours. He followed that original message with another in Putin’s native Russia, asking: “Do you accept?”

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Musk has already offered support to Ukraine in more practical ways, using his Starlink internet system to counter Russian cyberattacks on the Ukrainian network. Use of the internet and other forms of rapid communication will be vital in Ukrainian defense against Russia.

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The technology will allow officers to coordinate the military and civilian response to ongoing attacks, as well as highlight atrocities committed by Russian forces around the world. Protests across the world have pressured foreign governments to intervene in the conflict.

Sylvester L. Goldfarb