The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, November 22:
China/Russia: Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao visits St. Petersburg (to November 24).
EU/Russia: Brussels hosts a high-level conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the EU-Russia Energy Dialogue.
Russia/Belarus: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Minsk (to November 23).
Russia/Ukraine: Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill visits Kyiv (to November 23).
Ukraine: Brussels hosts an Ukraine-EU Summit.
TUESDAY, November 23:
EU: Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting begins in Brussels.
World: CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2010 ceremony held in New York.
WEDNESDAY, November 24:
Armenia/Turkmenistan: Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian begins official visit to Ashgabat (to November 25).
Serbia: EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule pays an official visit to Belgrade.
Tajikistan: Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) — Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan — holds a prime minister-level meeting in Dushanbe (to November 25).
Ukraine: Israeli President Shimon Peres visits Kyiv (to November 25).
THURSDAY, November 25:
Afghanistan: Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul is scheduled to visit Moscow.
Iraq: Basra International Oil and Natural Gas Conference opens (to November 28).
Kazakhstan: London hosts a conference on Kazakhstan and the future of the OSCE.
Russia/Germany: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visits Berlin, meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel (to November 26).
UN: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
FRIDAY, November 26:
Black Sea region: The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) - Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine - holds a foreign ministers’ meeting in Thessaloniki.
Russia/Ukraine: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meets his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych in Moscow.
SUNDAY, November 28:
Moldova: Parliamentary elections.
Russia: Russian Economic and Financial Forum in Germany opens in Munich (to November 29).