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MONDAY, April 28:
Azerbaijan: Baku hosts the second Global Shared Societies Forum.
Hungary: Budapest hosts a Visegrad Group and Eastern Partnership countries foreign ministers meeting (to April 29).
Kazakhstan: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev delivers a lecture on Eurasian integration at Moscow State University.
Macedonia: The international observers monitoring the early parliamentary elections and the second round of the presidential election in Macedonia present their preliminary post-election statement at a press conference in Skopje.
Moldova: Moldovans start visa-free travel to the Schengen zone.
Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of the Russian parliament's upper chamber, the Federation Council, meet in Petrozavodsk to discuss Crimea's integration into Russia.
Serbia/EU: European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton visits Belgrade to meet with Serbia's new government and address the parliament.
UK/Afghanistan: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Afghanistan Elections, Media & Evolving Political Landscape."
U.S.: Holocaust Remembrance Day.
TUESDAY, April 29:
Armenia: Armenia is expected to sign the Customs Union accession agreement.
Azerbaijan/Israel: Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman visits Baku.
Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev, and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka attend a Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting in Minsk.
Turkmenistan: Croatian President Ivo Josipovic visits Ashgabat (to April 30).
UK/Ukraine: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Norway, NATO and the Crisis in Ukraine."
U.S.: Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States."
World: International Dance Day.
WEDNESDAY, April 30:
Iraq: Parliamentary elections.
Pakistan: Amnesty International publishes its report on attacks on journalists in Pakistan.
Pakistan/UK: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits London (to May 2).
World: International Jazz Day.
THURSDAY, May 1:
EU: The 10th anniversary of the biggest round of EU enlargement, with the accession of ten countries.
Germany: NATO and partner-nation forces hold a major exercise at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas in southeastern Germany (to June 30).
U.S./Kyrgyzstan: The Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Revolution and Art in Kyrgyzstan."
U.S./Pakistan: Heritage Foundation in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence, and Extremism in Pakistan."
U.S./Russia: The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) hosts a discussion titled "The Ukraine Crisis and the Search for a New normal."
World: Freedom House publishes its annual Freedom of the Press 2014 report.
World: Labor Day.
FRIDAY, May 2:
U.S./NATO: Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington hosts a discussion titled "NATO Expansion and European Security after the Cold War."
SATURDAY, May 3:
UN: World Press Freedom Day.
SUNDAY, May 4:
Tajikistan: The 100th anniversary of the birth of Tajik famous composer Ziyodullo Shahidi.