MARKETPLACE: Ukraine’s official Twitter account solicited donations in bitcoin and other online currency this weekend and reportedly received $20 million worth. Russians have also turned to cryptocurrency as an alternative to the plummeting ruble — and, potentially, a way for oligarchs to protect their wealth from sanctions. Plus: A look at the businesses that are divesting from Russia, and we delve into social media deplatforming Russia’s state media.
MARKETPLACE TECH: On Tuesday, China’s government will start enforcing regulations on companies that use algorithms in their products or services to do things like control search results, recommend videos, or set prices.
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