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Mar 24, 2022 04:58 AM
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DJI Tells Ukraine It Can’t Disable Drones Used by Russian Military

A DJI store in Shanghai on July 17, 2021. Photo: VCG
A DJI store in Shanghai on July 17, 2021. Photo: VCG

A big-name Chinese drone-maker has found itself in an awkward position in war-torn Ukraine, where its consumer-facing products are said to be used by the Russian military.

In a tweet last week, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov called on SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. to lend a hand in grounding its drones that “are helping Russia to kill the Ukrainians.”

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