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Ex-Roscosmos CEO links Musk’s Ukraine-related tweets to Russian female cosmonaut’s flight

The mission is scheduled to be launched on October 5

MOSCOW, October 3. /TASS/. American businessman Elon Musk made remarks about ways to achieve peace in Ukraine in light of the upcoming Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station (ISS), which will involve Roscosmos cosmonaut Anna Kikina, Former head of Russia’s Roscosmos State Space Corporation Dmitry Rogozin said.

"Musk made these remarks ahead of a Crew Dragon mission to the ISS, which involves Roscosmos cosmonaut Anna Kikina. Look what a Russian woman has done to an American," Rogozin wrote on Telegram on Monday.

The mission, which will also include NASA astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada, as well as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s astronaut Koichi Wakata, is scheduled to be launched on October 5.

Earlier on Monday, Musk offered a solution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, tweeting that establishing peace requires redoing referendums in the areas that had recently joined Russia. According to him, Crimea should be part of Russia and Ukraine needs to remain neutral.