Yesterday it was reported that Elon Musk’s SpaceX says it can’t afford to keep paying for Ukraine’s Starlink service and is asking the Pentagon to pick up the tab going forward.

Overnight it was pointed out on Twitter that Musk is doing this after he was told to ‘f— off’ by the Ukrainian Ambassador.

Musk joked “We’re just following his recommendation 🤷‍♂️”:

Musk further pointed out that they aren’t asking to recoup the money they’ve spent. They just can’t keep funding it indefinitely:

As far as what they are spending, Musk says it is getting very expensive for SpaceX:

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