The Russian president, Vladimir Putinpraised this Tuesday the businessman of South African origin Elon Muskby qualifying it as a “exceptional person” and a businessman, whose company SpaceX has become a major player in the space transportation industry.
The public praise of Putin to Musk It comes days after the American businessman said he rejected a request for Ukraine to activate your satellite network starlink in the port city of Sevastopolin Crimeato contribute to an attack against the Russian fleet in that area, claiming that he feared being complicit in a “major” act of war.
Earlier this month, former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev thanked in the social network to Musk for that decision – which has been harshly criticized by Ukrainian politicians – and called the businessman “the last adequate mind in North America.”
Putinspeaking at an economic forum in the eastern end of Russiadid not refer to the incident of Starlink. But when asked about the company’s success SpaceX on launching rockets into space, said: “As far as private enterprise is concerned, Elon Musk…is without a doubt an exceptional person. “This needs to be recognized, and I think it is recognized around the world.”
“He (Musk) “He is an active and talented businessman and is being very successful, even with the support of the American state,” he added. Putinwho said that Moscow will persevere with its own space program despite the failure of a mission to Moon last month.
They assure that the leader of the Wagner Group is alive in Venezuela
According to the British media Daily Mail, Yevgeny Prigozhinthe leader of Wagner Groupwho supposedly died in a plane crash a month ago, would be alive and hiding in Venezuela.
“As I understand it, he is on an island called Margarita. He is enjoying life in a very good resort,” said the Russian political analyst. Valery Soloveyas shown on the British site.
To which he added: “He was warned about his assassination and that his plane would be destroyed. This means that for now he remains hidden. Up to 5,000 mercenaries could be under the control of Prigozhin. “These fighters are supposed to be used as a death squad, to get rid of those who will try to resist.”