With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entering week four, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov has called on DJI founder and CEO Frank Wang to “end any relationships” with the aggressor country. Insisting that Russian troops are using DJI’s products to navigate missiles to kill Ukrainian civilians, the minister has urged the Chinese tech giant to “block all DJI products” purchased and activated in Russia, Syria, and Lebanon.
Fedorov, who also serves as the Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, has spent the last couple of weeks pressuring tech companies, including Apple and Google, to sever ties with Russia.
His strategy is to write to company leaders and then post a photo of that letter on Twitter. This approach has produced mixed results so far. But there’s little doubt that 31-year-old Fedorov, Ukraine’s youngest cabinet minister, has successfully honed “cancel culture” in war.
On Wednesday, Fedorov took to Twitter to…