MONDAY, August 22:
Croatia: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Zagreb, meets with Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor.
Russia/Latin America: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits El Salvador, Peru, and Venezuela as part of a Latin America tour (to August 25).
Russia: National Flag Day.
TUESDAY, August 23:
Belarus: Minsk hosts a meeting of CIS deputy prime ministers.
EU: Remembrance Day for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes.
Pakistan/China: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar visits Beijing (to August 24).
Serbia/Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to meet with Serbian President Boris Tadic in Belgrade.
UNESCO: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
Uzbekistan/South Korea: South Korean President Lee Myung-bak is scheduled to visit Tashkent (to August 24).
WEDNESDAY, August 24:
Kosovo/Croatia: Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor visits Pristina.
Russia: The 2011 Moscow International Motor Show (MIMS) opens (to August 27).
Russia/North Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Ulan Ude.
Ukraine: Independence Day. Ukrainian opposition forces plan rally to mark Ukraine's Independence Day.
THURSDAY, August 25:
Balkans: Trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic resumes in The Hague.
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is scheduled to meet State Duma leaders in Moscow.
FRIDAY, August 26:
Georgia: Presidential election in the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia.
Kosovo/Turkey: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is scheduled to visit Kosovo (to August Aug 28).
SATURDAY, August 27:
Moldova: Moldova marks 20th anniversary of its independence.
SUNDAY, August 28:
UN: International Day Against Nuclear Tests.