The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance.
Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our conclusions on these issues.
Russia: A weekly paper in Vladivostok has indicted that the popularity of what it calls “protests walks” is increasing in Primorsky region. The report says that the protest walks are aimed at changing power in the country and are taking place in 75 Russian cities and towns, including five in Primorsky. Low-level social unrest observed thus far in Russia has been localized and contained. Let’s look into if this report challenges that.
United States-Russia: U.S. media cites U.S. administration officials as saying that Russia has violated a 1987 treaty by secretly deploying new cruise missiles. The Russ