The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
MONDAY, February 28:
: OSCE Chairman-in-Office and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis visits Astana
(to March 1).
: Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbaeva visits Brussels
(to March 1).
: Wilson Center in Washington hosts an event titled: "Killed Without Consequence: Why The Murder Of Russian Journalists Matters Beyond Russia
: Ashgabat hosts an international conference on Caspian environmental problems
: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and other senior officials attend the 16th session of the UN Human Rights Council
in Geneva, Switzerland.
TUESDAY, March 1:
: Armenian opposition marks third anniversary
of March 1, 2008, bloody events.
: Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian pays an official visit to Vienna
(to March 2).
: Slovenian Defense Minister Ljubica Jelusic visits Baku to discuss defense cooperation
and sign a military cooperation agreement.
WEDNESDAY, March 2:
: OSCE Chairman-in-Office and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis visits Osh and Bishkek
(to March 3).
: Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev turns 80
: Russia and Ukraine hold consultations in Moscow
to discuss problems related to the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea (to March 3).
THURSDAY, March 3:
: Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian visits Bratislava
: Bratislava hosts a meeting of foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group, Germany, and the Eastern Partnership countries
FRIDAY, March 4:
: The 15th round of Geneva talks
to be held.
: Human rights film festival
opens in Geneva (to March 13).
SATURDAY, March 5:
: Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sarkisian, expected to meet in Sochi, Russia