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The Week Ahead: November 10-16

Russia -- Natalya Magnitskaya, mother of Sergei Magnitsky, attends a commemoration of her son at Sakharov Center in Moscow.

The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

Now on Twitter! Daily updates at @The_Week_Ahead.

MONDAY, November 10:
China: Beijing hosts the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit (to November 11).
Iran/U.S./EU: Iran, the United States, and the European Union hold talks in Oman over Tehran's nuclear program.
Kazakhstan/Germany: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Astana.
Kyrgyzstan/Turkmenistan: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev makes an official visits to Ashgabat.
Serbia/Albania: Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama makes a historic visit to Belgrade, the first by an Albanian head of government to Belgrade in 68 years.
TUESDAY, November 11:
Georgia/Kazakhstan: Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili visits Astana (to November 12).
Kazakhstan/EU: Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov visits Brussels (to November 13).
Ukraine: A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) begins work in Ukraine (to November 25).
WEDNESDAY, November 12:
EU: European Parliament's Plenary Session starts in Brussels (to November 13).
Macedonia/Greece: New York hosts a new round of UN-mediated talks between Macedonia and Greece over the use of the name "Macedonia."

THURSDAY, November 13:
Croatia: Split hosts the NATO-Industry Forum 2014.
EU/Moldova: European Parliament is scheduled to debate and vote on the Association Agreement with Moldova.
Iran/Azerbaijan: Iranian President Hassan Rohani visits Baku (to November 13).
Moldova: Moldovan Parliament Speaker Igor Corman visits Brussels, meets with European Parliament President Martin Schulz.
Russia: Russia’s Supreme Court reviews the Russian government’s lawsuit to liquidate Memorial, the country's oldest and best-known human rights organization.
Tajikistan/Iran: An Iranian industrial exhibition opens in Dushanbe (to November 15).
FRIDAY, November 14:
Russia/Serbia: Russian Patriarch Kirill visits Belgrade (to November 16).
SATURDAY, November 15:
Australia: Brisbane hosts the Group of Twenty (G20) summit (to November 16).
Georgia: Supporters of former President Mikheil Saakashvili plan rally in Tbilisi.
SUNDAY, November 16:

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