The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, April 26:
Afghanistan: Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits India.
Azerbaijan: Armenian, Georgian, and Russian religious leaders to attend the World Religious Leaders Summit in Baku.
Iran: Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki visits Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Ukraine: 24th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Kazakhstan: Almaty hosts the 9th Eurasian Media Forum (to April 28).
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Denmark (to April 28).
Russia/Ukraine: Russian and Ukrainian parliaments are set to ratify the Black Sea Fleet pact.
Ukraine: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is expected to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
WEDNESDAY, April 28:
CIS: Austria hosts the 4th Vienna Economic Forum for CIS countries and Eastern Europe (to May 1).
World: World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
THURSDAY, April 29:
Russia: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Russia: Russian-U.S. consultations on the adoption of Russian children by U.S. families (to April 30).
Ukraine/Belarus: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pays an official visit to Minsk.
World: Freedom House publishes its annual Freedom of the Press 2010 report.
World: USCIRF releases its 11th annual report on religious freedom.
FRIDAY, April 30:
Armenia: Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer visits Yerevan.
Georgia: Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili visits Romania (NOTE: This visit was reported postponed).
Turkmenistan: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov visits China (to May 2).
World: U.S. State Department issues its annual Country Reports on Terrorism.
World: World Expo 2010 opens in Shanghai, China (to October 31).
SATURDAY, May 1:
World: International Labor Day.