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MONDAY, August 27:
IAEA: Extraordinary meeting on nuclear safety begins in Vienna (to August 31).
Iran/NAM: Tehran hosts the 16th Summit of heads of state or government of the Non-Aligned Movement (to August 31).
Kazakhstan: Speakers of Kazakh, Russian, and Belarusian parliaments meet in Astana to discuss the creation of a Eurasian parliament.
Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek hosts the International conference of ombudsmen of the world (to August 30).
Moldova: Independence Day.
Russia: World forum of Tatar youth opens in Kazan (to August 31).
Ukraine: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych makes a traditional pilgrimage to Mount Athos in Greece.
TUESDAY, August 28:
Ukraine/ECHR: The European Court of Human Rights holds a public hearing in the case of Tymoshenko v. Ukraine, concerning complaints related to the detention of the former Ukrainian prime minister.
Czech Republic: Czech ambassadors gather at an annual meeting in Prague (to August 31).
Georgia: Pardoned convicts to be released on the Virgin Mary Day.
WEDNESDAY, August 29:
EU: Nicosia hosts an informal meeting of ministers and state secretaries for European Affairs (to August 31).
Iran: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends the summit of the Nonaligned Movement in Tehran.
U.S./Iran: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy hosts a discussion titled "Inside Iran's Nuclear Program" in Washington.
Ukraine/IMF: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visits Kyiv to discuss the country's 2013 budget, energy-sector reform, and social programs (to September 5).
UN: International Day Against Nuclear Tests.
World: 69th Venice Film Festival opens (to September 8).
World: London hosts the Summer Paralympic Games 2012 (to September 9).
THURSDAY, August 30:
Russia: APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting to be held in Moscow as a part of Russia's chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
UN: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances.
UN: UN Security Council meeting on Syrian crisis to be held in New York.
FRIDAY, August 31:
Kyrgyzstan: Independence Day.
SATURDAY, September 1:
Uzbekistan: Independence Day.
SUNDAY, September 2:
Russia: The APEC's Concluding Senior Officials' Meeting to be held in Vladivostok (to September 3).
Russia: Celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Borodino begin in Moscow and other cities.