MOSCOW - The third congress of Russian regions on the topic, Russia's Economic Revival and Spiritual Unity.
MOSCOW - An international conference on ecological security in big cities.
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 seventh Product of the Year awards ceremony.
All the clocks in Russia will be set one hour back for Daylight Savings Time at 3:00 a.m.
MOSCOW - The fifth Russian Oil and Natural Gas Week (until November 2).
MOSCOW - The first all-Russia congress of emergency doctors (until November 3).
BEIJING - The sixth session of the Russian-Chinese commission for cooperation in the spheres of health care, education, culture and sports co-chaired by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov and China's State Councilor Chen Zhili.
BEIJING - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov and Vice Premier of the Chinese State Council Wu Yi will oversee the ninth session of the Russian-Chinese commission for regular prime ministerial contacts.
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).
BEIJING - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov's official visit to China.
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).
MOSCOW - A conference, Major Russian companies - the basis of economic growth.
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.
ST. PETERSBURG - An international conference on cooperation against drug addiction and illicit drug trafficking.
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.
BERLIN - New members of the German Bundestag (parliament) will vote for Angela Merkel's candidacy for chancellor.
MOSCOW - The Metal-Fuel and Energy Complex annual conference-2005.
MOSCOW - The open CIS, Baltic and Eastern European Taekwondo championship (until November 26).
KRASNOYARSK - A congress of the United Russia party on the development program of Siberia and the Far East.
KHANTY-MANSIISK - The World Chess Cup (until December 17).
GROZNY - Parliamentary elections in Chechnya.
GREECE - The Olympic flame for the 2006 Winter Games at Turin will be lit in ancient Olympia.
BAGHDAD - The trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and his seven accomplices will be resumed.