As Russia began its invasion early Thursday morning, the world’s eyes (and hearts) are drawn to the devastating impacts of war. Refugees. Fire. Rubble. While the humanitarian angle is foremost in our minds, we offer a look at the war from a variety of other angles – its impact on social media, in business and in our industry.
Here are our picks of the week.
The rest of the world watches Russia’s invasion into Ukraine through the lens of Twitter and Tiktok.
Amid one of the biggest geopolitical storms in decades, Ukrainians are crowdsourcing a list of organizations where foreigners can donate.
The New York Times
The Russian attack on Ukraine could push up oil and food prices globally at a time of already-high inflation. In the U.S., it will drive up uncertainty.
The Wall Street Journal
To Putin, who never shared the West’s belief in global economic integration, the EU is a threat just like NATO.
Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces on 24 February, agencies with staff in the country are focusing on safety concerns.
WPP, Publicis, Serviceplan and more express concerns, but options to directly aid their staffs remain murky
McDonald’s, with about 850 locations in Russia, is among those exposed.
Harvard Business Review
Corporate security and intelligence teams have said they’re seeing an increase in cyber probes.
Outage reports have centered around Kharkiv, the second-largest city.