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Polina Nikolskaya

Russia to export nasal form of COVID vaccine that Putin took as booster

Nov 24 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia said on Wednesday it planned to export a nasal form of its Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, which President Vladimir Putin said he had taken as a booster.

Russian activist Verzilov says wanted notice won't stop him coming home

Nov 15 2021

MOSCOW One of Russia's best known human rights activists, Pyotr Verzilov, said on Monday he would not be deterred from returning to the country despite being placed on an official wanted list.

Russia counts cost of missteps, vaccine refusals as COVID tide keeps rising

Nov 01 2021

ORYOL, Russia Ambulance attendant Roman Stebakov has come face-to-face with COVID-19 many times - but he'd rather take his chances with the disease than get himself injected with Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.

Exclusive-EU decision on Russia's Sputnik V shot 'impossible' this year - source

Oct 21 2021

(Reuters) -The EU drug regulator is unlikely to decide whether to approve Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine until at least the first quarter of 2022 because some data needed for the review is still missing, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-EU decision on Russia's Sputnik V shot 'impossible' this year - source

Oct 21 2021

Oct 21 The EU drug regulator is unlikely to decide whether to approve Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine until at least the first quarter of 2022 because some data needed for the review is still missing, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

Russia says Sputnik Light is 70% effective against Delta variant

Oct 13 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine shows 70% effectiveness against the Delta variant of COVID-19 three months after injection and the one-shot product is likely to become the country's main vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday. | Video

Rivals allege mass fraud as Russian pro-Putin party wins big majority

Sep 20 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Opponents accused Russian authorities of mass fraud on Monday after the ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, won a bigger than expected parliamentary majority despite unease over living standards. | Video

COVID-19 hospitalisations fall in Russia's lone vaccine stronghold

Aug 25 2021

BELGOROD, Russia Doctor Sergei Pashkov is on the front line of a rare success story for Russia's torpid COVID-19 vaccination campaign: In the Belgorod region where he works, 50% of adults have been fully vaccinated and pressure on hospitals has eased.

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