* The first Russian martial arts forum will open (10:30 a.m.). Natural Resources Minister Yury Trutnev and Presidential Envoy to the Volga Federal District Sergei Kiriyenko, the co-chair of the Russian Martial Arts Union, will oversee the opening ceremony. Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev, Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu, Education and Science Minister Andrei Fursenko, and head of the Federal Agency for Physical Culture and Sport Vyacheslav Fetisov will attend.
* Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Vladimir Zhirinovsky will hold a session with LDPR candidates running in the Moscow Duma elections to discuss the election campaign (12:00 p.m.).
* Head of the Russian Space Agency Anatoly Perminov and Kazakh Prime Minister Danial Akhmetov will meet to discuss the development of Baikonur's infrastructure.
* Patriarch Alexis II of Moscow and All Russia will arrive in Moldova on a two-day visit.
* The pro-presidential party People's Union Our Ukraine will hold its second congress.
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