Social Media Spotlight
Below is a list of content we’ve found most remarkable surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Before jumping in, I want to remind you of the post below. It touches on the anxiety of having investments during international conflict and how I’m navigating these times.
More to come on all of this tomorrow. Read on to see some wild perspectives.
Russia’s goals are conquest and control, regardless of the damage:
Rob Lee @RALee85Downtown Kharkiv. We’re getting a good indication of what the siege of Kyiv will look like. That’s probably the point. https://t.co/5Wht23P7S7 https://t.co/KKrVfp4T2H
The best source we’ve found for on-the-ground updates:
A hopeful perspective on Russia’s wartime longevity:
Putin is seemingly single-handedly running the show:
Important reminder that many (if not the vast majority) of Russians hate this too:
Dmytro Kuleba @DmytroKulebaWorrying reports: Russians might have pointed multiple rocket-launching systems in the Russian border village of Popovka towards their own territory. Knowing the barbaric nature of Russian actions we fear a false flag operation might be prepared in order to accuse Ukraine.
Mass panic — consequence of being disconnected from SWIFT banking system:
Attempting to stop Putin by targeting Russian Oligarchs:
One of the most insane threads I’ve ever seen about Russia’s elite class:
At the beginning of the year, 1 dollar = ~70 rubles. Now:
Russia-focused funds (some in the US) have crashed despite a closed market:
This alliance will remain something to pay the utmost attention to:
The West continues to speculate on Russia’s potential use of nuclear power:
Considerations on energy dominance vs. climate activism:
Most recent update on European sentiment:
Remember, all of this isn’t just distant carnage and global chaos. These are innocent people dealing with emotional turmoil, family separation, and dire situations.
Below is a post from Ed Radion — CEO of Squiggly. Born in Ukraine, he is one of the millions feeling incomparable frustration with Putin’s evil acts.
Tomorrow — I’ll be sending out a post regarding the cybersecurity aspect of this warfare and how it impacts the market.