An international round table dedicated to strategies of key factors of Central Asian geopolitics was held at the Institute for Central Asian Studies.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 83.32 million, of which more than 1.83 million people have died (as of 3 January 2021).
The number of new cases of coronavirus infection detected per day in the UK made up 51,300, which was the highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. This is evidenced by data published on Tuesday on the government information website, TASSreported.
The Japanese government decided to introduce a temporary ban on entry into the country for citizens of all countries and regions of the world.
The Ministry of Health of Turkey announced that air passengers arriving in Turkey from abroad from 30 December must have a valid certificate of passing the COVID-19 test using the SARS-COV-2 PCR method, made no later than 72 hours at the time of crossing the state border of Turkey, the press service of Uzbekistan Airways reported.
On 23 December, under the chairmanship of Vladimir Putin, a joint meeting of the State Council and the Council for Strategic Development and National Projects was held, at which the Unified Plan to achieve Russia’s national goals until 2030 was considered, the tasks for the implementation of national projects were adjusted, new criteria for assessing the work of governors discussed.
The international organization Oxfam published a report "Shelter from the Storm", in which it analyzed the effectiveness of social protection measures during a pandemic in 126 countries.
On 24 December 2020, after 10 months of debate and controversy, the UK and the European Union have entered into a post-Brexit trade deal.