CEO of Russian security company Kaspersky releases a statement showing a neutral attitude towards Russia's invasion of Ukraine

by Axel Bührmann

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of security company Kaspersky , headquartered in Moscow, the capital of Russia, issued a statement on Twitter saying 'welcome the ceasefire negotiations in Ukraine.'

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declared an invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, February 24, 2022, Japan time, with the aim of 'disarming Ukraine.' On the other hand, the Ukrainian side refused to surrender and showed a readiness for anti-war, so Russia marched on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv (Kiev) and bombed it.

Then, on February 28, 2022, Russia and Ukraine negotiated a ceasefire at the Ukraine-Belarus border. The Russian side has listed 'demilitarization of Ukraine' as a ceasefire condition as it was at the time of the declaration, and although no agreement has been reached at the time of writing the article, the ceasefire negotiation itself is expected to continue.

Russia and Ukraine, second ceasefire negotiations on the 2nd, likely to be postponed for a few days and Turkish spokesman | Reuters

Kaspersky CEO said on March 1, 2022, 'We welcome the start of negotiations to resolve the situation in Ukraine and hope that it will lead to a ceasefire and reconciliation. We have a peaceful dialogue. I believe that is the only possible way to resolve the battle. War is not good for everyone. '

'We are as shocked as people around the world about this event,' said Kaspersky CEO. 'What we can do in this situation is to continue to bring our products and services around the world. Is to provide to. '

Kaspersky Lab is one of the most famous companies in Russia, and the security software developed by Kaspersky Lab is used all over the world, and we are actively researching viruses and malware. However, some hacker groups spreading ransomware and malware around the world are backed up by the Kremlin, and there are concerns that security company Kaspersky may also be cohesive with the Kremlin. Also exists.

In fact, in 2017, the use of Kaspersky Lab products by US government agencies was banned. The Kaspersky Lab's Security Institute also regularly reports on hacker groups related to the Russian government.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security orders government agencies to stop using Kaspersky Lab products for fear of Russia's impact-GIGAZINE

Foreign media Motherboard said the Kaspersky CEO's tweet was 'a summary of Kaspersky's position since Russia invaded Ukraine' and 'the silence and bystanders so far try to be neutral to the war.' It shows the attitude of Kaspersky. '

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