What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will email them to you.
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Our goal, as always, is to focus on what matters and not on things that don’t.
Items from Nov. 27
Ukraine: Local media in Ukraine reported that the leader of the Luhansk rebel region fled to Russia. It has also been reported that Russia is building up military forces in Donbass. We need to look at how the ongoing power struggle may affect the future of the rebel regions. How can the power struggles weaken the rebels? Why has Russia allowed the infighting to persist and grow?
Finding: The pow