22.10. Due to the COVID pandemic and high energy prices, Ukraine's GDP will grow more slowly in 2021 than previously predicted by the National Bank. According to NBU estimates, the Ukrainian economy will not recover to the pre-leading level this year.
22.10. Experts from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warn that by 2040 the volume of plastic in the ocean will almost triple, increasing by 23-37 million metric tons annually.
22.10. A study by the US Center for Strategic Studies accuses the regime of Bashar al-Assad of taking more than $ 60 million in UN humanitarian aid for Syria in 2020 by manipulating the exchange rate.