The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, July 5:
Balkans: Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, visits Croatia, Serbia, and Kosovo (to July 6).
Georgia: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Tbilisi.
Kazakhstan: Astana hosts summit of the leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to discuss progress with formation of a customs union.
Background: "Belarus Maneuvers Ahead of Customs Union" ("The Moscow Times")
TUESDAY, July 6:
Pakistan: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari visits China.
Russia/Kazakhstan: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in Astana to celebrate the 70th birthday of President Nursultan Nazarbaev.
WEDNESDAY, July 7:
Belarus: 19th International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk" opens (to July 16).
FRIDAY, July 9:
Croatia: Dubrovnik hosts the fifth Croatia Summit with participation of senior U.S. and European officials (to July 10).
SUNDAY, July 11:
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.