MONDAY, October 17:
Armenia: The fifth NATO week in Armenia starts (to October 21).
Belarus/Ecuador: Ecuadorian Foreign, Trade, and Integration Minister Ricardo Patino Aroca visits Minsk (to October 18).
Georgia/Kazakhstan: Tbilisi hosts Georgian-Kazakh business forum.
Serbia/Russia: Russian Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu visits Serbia (to October 19).
Tajikistan: British State Minister for International Development Alan Duncan visits Tajikistan (to October 19).
Ukraine/EU: EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht visits Kyiv. (The visit has reportedly been cancelled).
UN: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
TUESDAY, October 18:
Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan marks the 20th anniversary of its independence.
Turkey/Iraq: Istanbul hosts the Iraq Mega Projects 2011 conference.
Russia/CIS: The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Council of Prime Ministers meeting to be held in St. Petersburg.
Georgia/U.S.: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns visits Tbilisi.
Ukraine: Amendments to the presidential bill on the decriminalization of the Criminal Code article under which former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was convicted to be considered in the Ukrainian parliament.
Ukraine/Russia: Donetsk hosts the second Ukrainian-Russian regional economic forum, attended by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
WEDNESDAY, October 19:
Central Asia/Russia/China: The fourth China-Russia-Central Asia Oil Forum opens in Beijing.
Kyrgyzstan/Iran: Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani visits Bishkek.
Montenegro/Russia: Russian Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu visits Montenegro.
THURSDAY, October 20:
Azerbaijan/Kazakhstan: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev makes an official visit to Kazakhstan (to October 21).
Georgia/Russia: The next round of Georgian-Russian talks on Russia's WTO membership bid is scheduled to be held in Geneva.
Kazakhstan: Almaty hosts the First Summit of the Turkic Council (to October 21).
Tajikistan: Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani visits Dushanbe.
Ukraine/EU: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visits Brussels at the invitation of the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
(The visit has reportedly been cancelled).
FRIDAY, October 21:
Russia: Moscow hosts the Millionaire Fair, an exhibition of luxury products (to October 23).
Ukraine: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled to visit Cuba and Brazil.
SATURDAY, October 22:
Uzbekistan/U.S.: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to visit Uzbekistan (to October 23).