MOSCOW - A ceremony dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the United Nations.
MOSCOW - Russian Culture and Mass Communication Minister Alexander Sokolov will hand out state culture and art awards.
MOSCOW - A roundtable on the development of Russia's Arctic region.
MOSCOW - The 16th international Career forum (until October 25).
UNITED NATIONS - A session of the UN Security Council on Kosovo.
STRASBOURG - A plenary session of the European Parliament (until October 27).
MOSCOW - A scientific conference on the role of law in national interests.
MOSCOW - The presentation of the bidding committee Sochi-2014 (the Russian Black Sea resort joined the 2014 winter Olympics bid).
MOSCOW - The second international summit of financial directors organized by the Adam Smith Institute (until October 27).
MOSCOW - A roundtable on the development strategy for the Russian regions.
MOSCOW - Fashion Week in Moscow, the presentation of spring/summer 2006 collections (until October 30).
MOSCOW - The fourth Profession and Health all-Russia congress (until October 27).
MOSCOW - The eighth all-Russia congress, Banking Security: The Condition and Development Prospects (until October 27).
ANCONA, ITALY - A session of the Russian-Italian task force on the formation of Italian-type industrial districts in Russia will be held (until October 26).
MOSCOW - The eighth Eurasian TV forum (until October 30).
MOSCOW - A roundtable on the key problems of tax administration in Russia.
MOSCOW - A congress of the Federation of Restaurant and Hotel Owners (until October 28).
MOSCOW - The International Kremlin Culinary Cup (until October 29).
TARANTO, ITALY - Open court hearings on the murder of Russian national Alexander Rozenbakh, 17, by an Italian sailor in a fight on September 11, 2001.
MOSCOW - A roundtable on corporate management, the investment climate and the development of project financing in Russia.
LONDON (Surrey) - An informal meeting between the leaders of 25 EU countries (until October 28).
MOSCOW - The Private Banking conference.
MOSCOW - The awards ceremony of the Hospitality-2005 national prize.
PARIS - A week of Russian films, organized by the Russian Culture and Mass Communication Ministry and the Pierre Cardin center, will open (until November 2).
SEOUL - Chinese President Hu Jintao's official visit to North Korea (until October 30).
MOSCOW - The 11th special congress of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.
MOSCOW - The fifth Russian Oil and Natural Gas Week (until November 2).
MOSCOW - The third international conference, Russian Railways on the Transportation Services Market: Cooperation and Partnership (until November 3).
MOSCOW - An international conference on affordable housing in Russia (until November 3).
MOSCOW - A business forum on the topic, Methods of Appraising Effectiveness of Social Responsibility Policy.
MOSCOW - The National Ecological Awards second ceremony.
MOSCOW - A seminar, How to Become a Gazprom Supplier.
AMUR REGION - The launch of the fourth generating unit of the Bureisk hydroelectric power plant.
BAKU - Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan.
GENEVA - The World Health Organization's international conference on bird flu (until November 9).
MOSCOW - The ninth awards ceremony of the Darin national prize of the Russian Business and Entrepreneurship Academy.
MOSCOW - The RybpromExpo-2005 international fishery exhibition (until November 11).
MOSCOW - The Organizational Technologies in Banks-2005 international forum.
MOSCOW - The second all-Russia tax forum, Business and state tax policy.
LISBON - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov's two-day visit to Portugal.
LONDON - The Russian and CIS Oil and Natural Gas annual conference organized by the Energy Exchange company (until November 10).
KHANTY-MANSIISK - The fifth Seagull theater festival (until November 19).
MOSCOW - The Russian Metal Market eighth international conference will open as part of Metal Week in Moscow (November 14-18).
MOSCOW - A plenary session of the scientific-technical congress for security on the topic, Security is the basis of stable development in regions and large cities.
MOSCOW - The Russian National Olympus 12th awards ceremony.
DOHA - An international conference of Afghanistan's donor countries.
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit (until November 19).
MOSCOW, KAZAN - A festival of Egyptian culture in Russia (until November 28).
TOKYO - Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Japan (until November 21).
MOSCOW - The Moscow Business Dialogue international forum (until November 23).
MOSCOW - A conference, Producers against Fake Goods: Strategies and Successes (until November 23).
ST. PETERSBURG - An international conference against illegal tree felling with representatives from 56 countries.
MOSCOW - The Metal-Fuel and Energy Complex annual conference-2005.
MOSCOW - The open CIS, Baltic and Eastern European Taekwondo championship (until November 26).