The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, June 14:
Armenia: The UN's special rapporteur on human rights, Margaret Sekaggya, undertakes her first fact-finding mission to Armenia.
Iraq: Iraq’s new Council of Representatives (legislature) to have its first session.
Turkmenistan: U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake visits Ashgabat (to June 16).
World: World Blood Donor Day.
TUESDAY, June 15:
Kosovo: Kosovo marks the second anniversary of its constitution.
Ukraine: Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov participates in a meeting of the Ukraine-EU Cooperation Council in Luxembourg.
WEDNESDAY, June 16:
Afghanistan: Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Japan (to June 21).
Kazakhstan: Soyuz spaceship carrying two Americans and a Russian to blast off for the International Space Station from Baikonur.
THURSDAY, June 17:
Russia: Moscow International Film Festival 2010 (to June 26).
Russia: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (to June 19).
Ukraine: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Hryshchenko visits Lithuania.
Background: "Kyrgyzstan Mourns Dead As U.S. Official Visits To Assess Unrest" (RFE/RL)