* The Rodina (Motherland) party will hold its fifth extraordinary congress to adopt the party development strategy and present its economic and political positions. Rodina, which describes itself as a party of real Russian patriots, was one of the four parties to join the lower chamber of the parliament following the elections of December 7, 2003 (10.00).
* An annual working meeting of finance ministers and state bank managers of the member-countries of the Dutch Group under the IMF and World Bank will open in Tbilisi (June 11-12). The Dutch Group comprises the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Georgia, Croatia, Cyprus, Israel, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia, Moldova and Macedonia.
* Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin will continue participating in G8 Foreign Ministry meeting. Kudrin will deliver a report on the problems of the oil sphere, hold a series of bilateral meetings with his G8 counterparts and discuss with World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz world economic problems and Russia's cooperation with the bank.
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