09.12. A summit of Heads of State and Government of the countries of the "Norman Four" - France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine - is held in Paris at the Elysee Palace.
09.12. For a year, they give 1 trillion dollars in bribes in the world, and due to corruption, the world economy loses 2.6 trillion dollars - this is more than 5% of world GDP. Such calculations are made by the UN on the International Day against Corruption.
09.12. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution "The problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine), as well as parts of the Black and Azov Seas."