The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
MONDAY, February 21:
: Lithuania’s Special Representative for Protracted Conflicts Giedrius Cekuolis visits Baku to discuss ways to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
: Brussels hosts a meeting of the EU foreign ministers
with Bosnia-Herzegovina, the South Caucasus, and the Middle East on the agenda.
: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev visits China
(to February 23).
: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari visits Japan
(to February 23).
: Trial of suspects in the Markelov-Baburova murder case
is scheduled to begin in Moscow.
: UN chief war crimes prosecutor for the former Yugoslavia Serge Brammertz visits Belgrade
TUESDAY, February 22:
: Presentation of analytical country report on Armenian civil society
to be held in Yerevan.
: Contempt trial of Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj
begins in The Hague.
: International Energy Forum
(IEF), the world’s largest gathering of energy ministers, opens in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
WEDNESDAY, February 23:
: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg and Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon visit Yerevan
(to February 24).
: Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov visits Kyiv
: Kerman hosts its first International Clean Energy Conference
THURSDAY, February 24:
: Foreign ministers of the GUAM countries
(Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova) meet in Kyiv.
: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe holds its plenary session
in Vienna (to February 25).
: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visits EU headquarters
with a strong government delegation.
: Russia chooses its Person of the Year 2010
: Spain's royal family visits St. Petersburg
(to February 25).
: NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen pays a one-day visit to Kyiv
FRIDAY, February 25:
: Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze visits Prague
: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meets with President of Armenia Serzh Sarkisian
in St. Petersburg.
SATURDAY, February 26:
: Azerbaijan commemorates the Khojaly tragedy of 1992.