The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, June 21:
Armenia: Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visits Germany (to June 23).
Belarus: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Minsk (to June 22).
Russia: European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek pays an official visit to Moscow (to June 22).
Ukraine: SIPRI hosts a two-day conference on Ukraine's integration into European security cooperation in Stockholm.
World: The PACE summer session opens in Strasbourg (to June 25).
TUESDAY, June 22:
Russia: The 8th Russian Petroleum Congress opens in Moscow (to June 24).
Russia/U.S.: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits United States (to June 24).
Ukraine: Joint Russian-Ukrainian naval exercises begin in the Black Sea after a seven-year break (to June 25).
WEDNESDAY, June 23:
Azerbaijan: The Islamic Development Bank holds an investment conference in Baku (to June 24).
THURSDAY, June 24:
Russia/U.S.: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is scheduled to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House.
FRIDAY, June 25:
Kyrgyzstan: Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Secretary-General Nikolai Bordyuzha visits Kyrgyzstan.
SATURDAY, June 26:
Russia: Gay pride parade to be held in St. Petersburg.
UN: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
SUNDAY, June 27:
Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan's interim government to hold a constitutional referendum.
Background: "Kyrgyz Troops Dismantle Osh Barricades; State of Emergency Raises Referendum Doubts" (RFE/RL)
Background: "Kyrgyz Experts, Politicians Voice Opposition to Constitutional Referendum Plans" (Eurasianet.org)