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How Elon Musk bought Pravda

Having confused Russia with Ukraine.

The head of Tesla Elon Musk said that he wanted to buy the domain Pravda.com for his publication “Pravda” with the reliability of news, but he was busy.

The entrepreneur suggested that the domain belongs to Russia, but in fact, he owns the Ukrainian edition of “Ukrainian Truth.”


“I tried to buy Pravda.com, but Russia refused. It turns out that they already use it ”
Later Musk admitted a mistake, but accused Russia of not adjusting it.


“It turns out that Pravda.com actually belongs to Ukraine. For some reason, Russia did not bother to correct me ”
The edition on Twitter reminded Musk that sometimes it is necessary to deal with “fact-checking”.


As a result, Musk solved the problem by purchasing Pravduh.com.

On May 23, Musk announced the intention to create a Pravda website after criticizing modern journalism. The purpose of the site is to provide the public with an opportunity to evaluate the truthfulness of materials over time to monitor the reliability rating of each journalist, editor and publication. Why Musk decided to call the site the Russian word “truth” is unknown.

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