The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, October 11:
Azerbaijan: Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi begins a visit to Baku.
Balkans: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton travels to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Kosovo (to October 14).
Germany/Russia: Third German-Russian dialogue starts in Baden-Baden (to October 17).
Russia/Germany: German President Christian Wulff makes his first official visit to Russia (to October 15).
Russia/U.S.: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a delegation to Russia to meet with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and visit the future Russian "Silicon Valley" (to October 14).
WEDNESDAY, October 13:
Armenia: Ani Dialogue between civil society organizations of Armenia and Turkey opens in Yerevan (to October 17).
Iran: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is expected to visit Lebanon.
Russia: British Minister for Foreign Affairs William Hague visits Moscow.
Serbia: Summit of the governments of Serbia and Italy to be held in Belgrade (to October 14).
Ukraine: Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov travels to Brussels to hold talks on Ukraine's European integration.
THURSDAY, October 14:
Georgia: The 13th round of internationally mediated talks between Russian and Georgian diplomats is scheduled to take place in Geneva.
Iran: European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights holds discussion with Mohammad Mostafaei, lawyer for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani.
Iraq: Turkish Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Caglayan, accompanied by a group of Turkish businesspeople, travels to the north of Iraq to hold a series of talks.
Russia: All-Russian population census starts (to October 25).
Russia: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez begins a visit to Russia (to October 15).
FRIDAY, October 15:
Russia: The joint Indian-Russian “Indra-2010” military exercise held in Uttarakhand, India (to October 24).
UN: International Day of Rural Women.
SATURDAY, October 16:
World: World Food Day.
SUNDAY, October 17:
UN: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.