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MONDAY, September 2:
: The U.S.-based rights watchdog Human Rights Watch
(HRW) to release a report on human rights in Azerbaijan
: The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) holds a meeting in Dubrovnik
to discuss the forthcoming presidential elections in Azerbaijan and Georgia.
: Tbilisi hosts a meeting of representatives of Georgian diplomatic missions abroad
: Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin visits Chisinau
: Swedish Parliament President Per Westerberg pays a working visit to Chisinau
: Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen holds a press conference in Brussels
TUESDAY, September 3:
: Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian makes a working visit to Moscow
, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
: Chinese President Xi Jinping pays an official visit to Turkmenistan
(to September 4).
: Kyrgyz parliament resumes work
: Ukrainian parliament holds its first session
after its summer break.
WEDNESDAY, September 4:
Council of Europe
: The PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights examines a report by Andreas Gross entitled “Refusing impunity for the killers of Sergei Magnitsky”
and adopts a draft resolution.
: Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili holds press conference in Tbilisi
THURSDAY, September 5:
: Vilnius hosts an informal EU defense ministers meeting
: Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the eighth G20 Summit in St. Petersburg
(to September 6).
: St.Petersburg hosts the G20 Leaders' Summit
(to September 6)
: Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema
opens (to September 11).
FRIDAY, September 6:
Council of Europe
: The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
(PACE) Monitoring Committee in Paris is scheduled to review reports on Moldova, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russia, and Georgia
: Vilnius hosts an informal meeting of the EU foreign ministers
(to September 7).
: Ukrainian parliament speaker Volodymyr Rybak visits Vilnius to meet with EU officials
: Chinese President Xi Jinping pays an official visit to Astana
(to September 8).
: A final campaign rally in support of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's Moscow mayoral bid
to be held in Moscow.
SATURDAY, September 7:
: The registration of candidates for the October 27 presidential election
begins in Georgia (to September 17).
: Russian Patriarch Kirill visits Chisinau
: 90th anniversary of the foundation of Interpol
, the international criminal police organization.
SUNDAY, September 8: