Sputnik V

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s much-publicized tagline for the homegrown Sputnik vaccines — “reliable as a Kalashnikov assault rifle” — seems to bear a special connotation for Southeast Asia, …

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Uzbekistan receives another batch of Sputnik V vaccine

Another batch of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has been delivered to Uzbekistan from Russia in the amount of 90,000 doses, according to the Uzbek Ministry of Health. The delivery included 70,000 doses of the first component and 20,000 …

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WHO can approve Sputnik V in autumn

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) expects the World Health Organization (WHO) to approve the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in September or October, head of the fund, Kirill Dmitriev, said in an interview with the India Today TV …

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Sputnik V test batch manufactured in India

A test batch of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was manufactured by Morepen Laboratories in India, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Tuesday. "The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia’s …

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Paraguay receives another batch of Russian Sputnik V jab

Another batch of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine has been delivered to Paraguay, the Prensa Libre newspaper stated on its website. Paraguay’s Health Minister Julio Borba welcomed the delivery of some 200,000 vaccine doses. …

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Putin spokes about vaccination during Q&A session

Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding his annual Q&A broadcast with Russians on Wednesday where he responds to questions from people across the country.    At the start of the event, he said he had been …

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Health Ministry: all three Russian COVID vaccines safe

All three Russian coronavirus vaccines are efficient, safe and well tolerated, National Medical Research Center for Therapy and Prevention Director, chief Health Ministry non-resident therapist Oksana Drapkina said at a press conference …

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Iran would like to receive more Russian Sputnik V

Tehran expects to increase the export of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said. "After the past consultations [with the Russian side], we expect from Russia that the rate of vaccine export …

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