Elon Musk Challenges ‘Vladimir Putin to Single Combat’

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin to “single combat.”

Musk laid down the gauntlet to Putin on Monday, saying that the “stakes” of the “fight” are the country of Ukraine.

Musk insisted he was “absolutely serious” when asked on social media.

“Stakes are Ukraine,” he added.

“Do you agree to this fight? @KremlinRussia_E?” he asked while tagging the Kremlin’s English language account.

“I am absolutely serious,” he said in response to some comments.

Musk earlier called for more oil and gas production in America to deal with the Russian threat even though he owns the leading electric car manufacturer in the world.

“Hate to say it, but we need to increase oil & gas output immediately,” the Tesla CEO said.

“Extraordinary times demand extraordinary measures.

“Obviously, this would negatively affect Tesla, but sustainable energy solutions simply cannot react instantaneously to make up for Russian oil & gas exports.”

Musk also helped Ukraine with his satellite company Starlink.

“Hold Strong Ukraine,” he said after helping Ukraine get Internet access with his network of satellites.

“And also my sympathies to the great people of Russia, who do not want this

Slay the latest News for free!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

“SpaceX reprioritized to cyber defense & overcoming signal jamming.

“Will cause slight delays in Starship & Starlink V2.

“Starlink has been told by some governments (not Ukraine) to block Russian news sources.

“We will not do so unless at gunpoint. Sorry to be a free speech absolutist.”

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov, for Starlink equipment.

Fedorov asked Musk for help on Twitter saying: “@elonmusk, while you try to colonize Mars — Russia try to occupy Ukraine!

“While your rockets successfully land from space — Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil people!

“We ask you to provide Ukraine with Starlink stations and to address sane Russians to stand.”

Musk responded: “Starlink service is now active in Ukraine. More terminals en route.”

Advertise with Slay News
join telegram


Who is the best president?

By completing this poll, you gain access to our free newsletter. Unsubscribe at any time.

By David Hawkins

David Hawkins is a writer who specializes in political commentary and world affairs. He's been writing professionally since 2014.

Notify of
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x