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​Ukrainian Intelligence Cope with Use of Starlink by russian Troops on Frontline

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russian troops use Starlink terminals on frontline / Photo credit: Nickolas Friedrich
russian troops use Starlink terminals on frontline / Photo credit: Nickolas Friedrich

Defense Intelligence of the Ministry Defense of Ukraine will neutralize Starlink terminals, which russia has recently started buying

Spokesperson of the Defense Intelligence of Ukraine, Andriy Yusov said on the air of the national telethon that work is already in progress to neutralize smuggled Starlink satellite communication terminals, which are used at frontline by russian army.

According to Yusov, russia get Starlink terminals due to illegal parallel imports (smuggling) via third countries.

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Ukrainian Intelligence Cope with Use of Starlink by russian Troops on Frontline, Defense Express
Spokesperson of the Defense Intelligence of Ukraine, Andriy Yusov / Screenshot from the video

"We will not name specific countries, and this information needs to be clarified, but Starlink is available for sale in the russian federation at open online platforms," he said.

The spokesperson added that as of today, use of Starlink by russian army on the frontline had actually become more advanced than in the past. He also added that no one had officially commented the sale of such systems to russia.

Ukrainian Intelligence Cope with Use of Starlink by russian Troops on Frontline, Defense Express
Starlink terminal and antenna / Open source illustrative photo

"So, occupiers rely on these devices. So yes, of course work to neutralize this threat is in progress. We will not disclose these details now," the spokesperson said.

Earlier Defense Express reported about Starlink in russian army and how it could be disabled.

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