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Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our conclusions on these issues.
Russia: Russia’s ambassador to Serbia reaffirmed Moscow’s support for the Serbian government, particularly over the question of Kosovo, which Moscow likened to Crimea. Serbia’s president also said that he had received a warning from NATO that the deployment of Serbian troops to Kosovo-Metohija would be considered a hostile act. Russia is a Serbian ally and appears to be taking a greater role in the Serbia-Kosovo conflict, and the Balkans are always a generally unstable place. Find out the status of Serbian troop movement. Look into NATO’s relationship with Kosovo. Track down the supposed threat to Serbi