* Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces General of the Army Yury Baluyevsky will go to Washington. His visit will last until August 6.
* Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov will attend celebrations of Russian Navy Day and inspect the parade of the Pacific Fleet.
* Ten Russian Baltic Fleet warships and the Amerigo Vespucci Italian sailing ship will take part in a parade dedicated to Navy Day.
* An extraordinary session of the council of managers of the Black Sea Bank of Trade and Development will be held to elect the board chairman and president. Russia and Turkey, two major shareholders of the Black Sea Bank, forwarded candidates for this post.
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