Accredited journalists will enter the Kremlin via the Kutafya Tower (see map) from 10:00 to 18:30 and then follow Dvortsovaya ulitsa to the Grand Kremlin Palace guests’ entrance. It is essential that you have your passport with you (journalists from foreign media outlets must also have a valid Russian Foreign Ministry accreditation).
Main events on the programme (approximate starting time given; changes are possible):
15 May, 2012
13:30 – meeting of the CSTO member countries’ heads of states in narrow format
15:00 – CSTO Collective Security Council meeting in expanded format
15:45 – Press statements by President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev
19:30 – Informal Commonwealth of Independent States summit
Arrangements have been made for televised coverage of the events at the summits’ international press centre.