6 Dec 2021
It was the first vaccine to be approved, and as the Russian jab is rolled out globally, it's providing welcome relief to countries such as India. But the low-cost inoculation is more of a prestige project for the Kremlin than an altruistic endeavour.
15 Sep 2021
During a televised video-call with members of the government and the ruling United Russia party, Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes the Russian vaccine Sputnik V will "really show its high levels for protection against Covid-19" as the Kremlin announced that he will self-isolate after coronavirus cases were detected in his inner circle.
24 Mar 2021
As Europe struggles with vaccine shortages, Russia's COVID 19 vaccine Sputnik V is widely available. But the country's vaccination campaign has a trust problem — one even the Russian president may not be able to solve.
7 Mar 2021
Russia is offering its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for free to citizens. In Moscow, where infection rates are high, widespread vaccination is seen as the way out of pandemic restrictions. Muscovites can even get the jab on a shopping trip.
1 Feb 2021
DW's Sergey Satanovskiy was one of many people who took part in a testing program for the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V. After receiving two shots, he visited his grandmother and contracted the coronavirus.
2 Jan 2021
DW correspondent Sergey Satanovskiy is participating in the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine trial. He does not know whether he is receiving the actual vaccine or a placebo. This is the second part of his report.
24 Nov 2020
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Nigerians mourn death of ex-Kaduna governor Balarabe Musa, Russia says its Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective
11 Nov 2020
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14 Aug 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin said its country's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is an effective vaccine against Coronavirus and claims one of his daughters already received it.