Ukraine, Taiwan, Twitter… Elon Musk’s dangerous game

Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, on March 22, 2022. POOL / REUTERS

DECRYPTION – The boss of SpaceX multiplies the initiatives and proposals aimed at resolving conflicts or meeting challenges. Wanting too much to play the savior, Elon Musk could exacerbate tensions.

Would the boss of SpaceX want to play diplomats? On October 3, the richest man in the world tweeted in which he proposed a peace plan based on the self-determination of the four regions annexed by Russia, the recognition by Kyiv of the annexation of Crimea and the neutrality of Ukraine. “Fuck you, that’s my diplomatic response“, returned Andrij Melnyk, the Ukrainian ambassador in Germany.

The eccentric Musk, who is also not known for his moderation on the networks, hastened to relaunch: “The will of the inhabitants of Donbass and Crimea should decide whether they are part of Russia or Ukraine: yes or no?And Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president, immediately replied:Which Elon Musk do you prefer? The one who supports Ukraine? Or the one who supports Russia?»

Starlink out of order on the forehead

So far, Elon Musk has enjoyed the good graces of Ukrainian power, to whom he has provided his system…

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