Below is a summary of events in the Commonwealth of Independent States on April 23:
* Armenia and Turkey have come to an agreement on a "roadmap" aimed at normalizing bilateral relations
* Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan near Moscow to discuss energy cooperation and the Nagorny Karabakh conflict, a Kremlin source said
* A project to build a nuclear power plant in Armenia with Russia's participation could increase Russian investment in the country to $5 billion in the next few years, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said
* Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he hopes the new U.S. administration understands there was no future in using the "language of sanctions"
* Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili called on the opposition to end street protests in the capital and join efforts to tackle economic problems
* A village in the former Georgian republic of South Ossetia came under gunfire overnight from assailants in neighboring Georgian settlements, South Ossetia's Interior Minister Valery Valiyev said
* Georgia's tax authorities have demanded that opposition leader Nino Burdzhanadze, a former ally of the president, pay a $1 million fine for unpaid taxes on a luxury house granted by the president last year
* An unidentified attacker poured two liters of concentrated sulfuric acid over the head of a senior Kyrgyz Interior Ministry official, a ministry spokesman said
* A two-day international conference on secure energy transit and its role in sustaining global development and cooperation opens in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan
* Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko are due to meet within the framework of the bilateral economic cooperation committee, a Russian government spokesman said
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