Ellen and the Oscars may have broken Twitter, but it looks like in most locations in the last 24 hours there were more tweets about the Ukraine.
These images illustrate geo-locatable mentions for Oscars, Ukraine, Venezuela and Syria. They cover the 24 hour period from 2 hours before the Oscars red carpet begins.
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Obviously these would mostly only capture English language speakers, and only those tweets that can be located, but even so this demonstrates that the Ukraine is a huge discussion in pretty much every region of the world. Venezuela is also a big topic, but mentions of Syria are tiny in comparison.
Europe and the Middle East
Australia and New Zealand
And finally, a word of warning.