How Zelenskyy, Putin and Elon Musk Are Fighting the Information War Over Ukraine


Putin is playing hardball, but experts say he might be working from an outdated playbook

This past weekend, Elon Musk’s Twitter followers asked him to deactivate all the Tesla cars in Russia. This is something he could do, more or less with the push of a button. 

The Tesla mogul didn’t do that, but he did call the Twitter-savvy Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and offer to keep Ukraine connected to the Internet via his Starlink satellite as Russia continues to commandeer large portions of his country’s infrastructure. 

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Sharon Waxman

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