Six intergovernmental agreements were signed in the presence of Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Konstandinos Stephanopoulos of Greece to crown their summitry. There are four agreements between the cabinets--on air transport, the establishment and performance of cultural centres, the merchant marine, and partnership in the fuel-and-energy complex. The two governments are also launching a programme of cultural and research partnership for 2002 into 2004. The Russian Ministry of the Interior and the Greek, of Public Order signed an agreement on anti-criminal efforts.
In Crimea, morgues can no longer handle the inflow of dead bodies due to an increase in mortality among COVID-19 patients