The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, April 5:
Georgia: Tbilisi hosts the first Georgia-NATO Interparliamentary Council meeting (to April 8).
Tajikistan: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Dushanbe.
TUESDAY, April 6:
Armenia: Yerevan hosts the 37th Congress of the International Federation for Human Rights.
Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visits Estonia (to April 8).
Bosnia-Herzegovina: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos visit Sarajevo.
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Slovakia (to April 7).
WEDNESDAY, April 7:
Kazakhstan: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Astana.
Kosovo: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg visits Pristina (Reuters).
Russia: Russian and Polish Prime Ministers Vladimir Putin and Donald Tusk attend a memorial service to mark the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.
Ukraine: President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych pays an official visit to Kazakhstan.
World: World Health Day.
THURSDAY, April 8:
Czech Republic: U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev are expected to sign the new START treaty on nuclear arms reduction in Prague.
Background: "After Delays, New START Pact Might Bring Fringe Benefits" (RFE/RL)
FRIDAY, April 9:
Iran: National Nuclear Technology Day.
Russia/Ukraine: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Kyiv (to April 10).
SATURDAY, April 10:
Russia: Polish President Lech Kaczynski is expected to attend a memorial service to mark the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.