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The Week Ahead: October 27 - November 2

Iran and Russia are both on the agenda this week.
Iran and Russia are both on the agenda this week.
The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
Now on Twitter! Daily updates at @The_Week_Ahead.

MONDAY, October 27:
Azerbaijan/Armenia/France: Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan to discuss the disputed breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Paris.
Azerbaijan: Freedom House in Washington, DC hosts Broader Implications of the Human Rights Crackdown in Azerbaijan.
Iran/Russia: Iranian Vice President Sourena Sattari visits Moscow.
Iran/Spain: Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif visits Madrid, Spain.
TUESDAY, October 28:
Russia: Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets OSCE Director for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Michael Link in Moscow
Russia/Germany: The AIDS Conspiracy: KGB and Stasi Disinformation, at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC.
WEDNESDAY, October 29:
Russia: Russia’s Political System: The Drama of Decay, at NED in Washington, DC.
Iraq/Syria: Syria and Iraq: The Future Prospects of Jihadism, at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
Ukraine: Ukraine Update: Elections, Conflict and the Future of the EU’s Eastern Partnership, at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, DC.
THURSDAY, October 30:
Moldova/EU: Between East and West - Moldova and the Transnistria Conflict, at the European Policy Center in Brussels.
FRIDAY, October 31:
Iran: The IAEA’s Role on the Iranian Nuclear Issue, at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
SUNDAY, November 2:

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