Russia has become the first European box office market to achieve its Stage 5 target on Gower Street's Blueprint To Recovery.
CNBC became the latest major news organisation to quote figures from Comscore and Gower Street in an assessment of the 2020 global box office.
In December, global cinemas accounted for $1.1 billion box office, but the result is no significant positive change in trend.
The end of the year proved a positive one in some areas with multiple markets hitting new stages on Gower Street's Blueprint To Recovery.
The market share of global theaters operating has dipped below 60% for the first time since before preparations for TENET helped drive re-openings in late-August.
In November, global cinemas accounted for $0.8 billion box office, but the result is not a sign of a new dramatic downwards trend says Chief Analyst Thomas Beranek.
Colombia is the latest market to achieve the Stage 2 target of Gower Street's Blueprint To Recovery as Latin America continues slow return.
Despite a retracting exhibition footprint the opening of THE CROODS: A NEW AGE scored a post-lockdown 3-day high.
Victoria's re-opening after months in a secondary lockdown brought a small but important boost to Australia's recovery progress this week.