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Putin gives government a week to prepare Omicron action plan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to prepare an action plan within the next week to fight the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Putin said…

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

By Polina Nikolskaya and Anton Zverev 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…

Russian vaccine tourism catches on after Sputnik V hits WHO snag

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian travel agencies are selling package tours for Russians to receive foreign COVID-19 vaccines abroad amid frustration among some Russians that their domestically produced vaccines have not…

Combinations of Sputnik V component with three other vaccines demonstrates favourable results: RDIF study

Moscow [Russia] August 5 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund on Wednesday announced that combination of the first component of Sputnik V vaccine with vaccines by AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, and Moderna…

‘Made in India’ Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine doses to be available from September-October: Dr Reddy’s Laboratories

By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): 'Made in India' Sputnik V COVID-19 doses are likely to be available from September-October, said Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Monday. Speaking…

Sputnik V vaccine production in India to go fully on stream in September: RDIF

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The production of Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in India is expected to come fully on stream in September, the Russian Direct Investment Fund…

Kerala to sign agreement for filling Sputnik V doses in vials, planning Russian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing unit

By Arun Jayan Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], July 22 (ANI): Kerala is all set to sign an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the nodal agency for Russian-made Sputnik…

First batch of Sputnik V vaccine produced in Vietnam

Moscow [Russia], July 21 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), an investor in the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus, and VABIOTECH, one of Vietnam's leading pharmaceutical companies, announced…

Nigeria approves Russia’s Sputnik V COVID vaccine for use

Moscow [Russia], July 15 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Thursday announced the approval of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus by the National Agency for Food…

India-Russia Friendship Renewed

Minister Jaishankar’s visit to Russia from July 7 to 9 was important in the context of the new instabilities surfacing in the international system, the increasingly strident US-China rivalry, the…

Sputnik V, Astra Zeneca ‘mix & match’ booster dose results expected by July end

By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is expecting to release the results of Sputnik V and Astrazeneca 'mix and match' vaccine by…

RDIF, SII to start production of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in India from September

By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia's sovereign wealth fund, and Serum Institute of India (SII), announced cooperation to produce in…