An invite from Tesla boss Elon Musk for Russian President Vladimir Putin to hitch him for a chat on a social networking app? “Very interesting,” the Kremlin stated on Monday.
Musk tagged the Kremlin’s Twitter account on Sunday, tweeting: “Would you like (to) join me for a conversation on Clubhouse?”
“It would be a great honor to speak with you,” Musk, the world’s richest man, added in a follow-up tweet in Russian.
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed reporters on a convention name: “In general, this is, of course, a very interesting proposal, but we need to understand what is meant, what is being proposed… first we need to check, then we will react.”
Clubhouse, a San Francisco-based app that was launched final yr requires newcomers to be invited by present customers earlier than they’ll be a part of. It affords a number of audio chat rooms which are divided by matter.
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Putin, a former KGB officer who as soon as described the Web as a CIA venture, has for years styled himself as suspicious of recent know-how.
“We want to figure it out first. President Putin does not personally use social networks directly, he doesn’t have them,” Peskov stated.