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Polina Ivanova

Russia seals another deal to supply and test its coronavirus vaccine abroad

16 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Russia's sovereign wealth fund will supply 100 million doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine to Indian drug company Dr Reddy's Laboratories, the fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow speeds up plans to distribute its shot abroad.

Brazilian state of Bahia to test Russia's vaccine, plans to buy 50 million doses

11 Sep 2020

BRASILIA/MOSCOW The Brazilian state of Bahia has signed an agreement to conduct Phase III clinical trials of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 and plans to buy 50 million doses to market in Brazil, officials have said.

Some scientists spot 'unlikely' patterns in Russia vaccine data: letter

09 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Twenty-six scientists, most of them working at universities in Italy, have signed an open letter questioning the reliability of the data presented in the early-stage trial results of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, named "Sputnik-V".

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

04 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Russia's "Sputnik-V" COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow as an answer to its critics. | Video

Results of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine produced antibody response - The Lancet

04 Sep 2020

MOSCOW, Sept 4 Russia's "Sputnik-V" COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow as an answer to its critics.

Russian prosecutors say no need for criminal investigation in Navalny affair

27 Aug 2020

By Anton Zverev, Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Polina Ivanova

UPDATE 2-Putin says Russia has set up 'reserve police force' to help Belarus leader if needed

27 Aug 2020

* Poland says Russian intervention would be 'hostile act' (Adds Belarus opposition on Putin move, journalists detained ahead of Minsk protest, other detail)

Russia to mass produce experimental COVID-19 vaccine - wealth fund head

16 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russia plans to produce 30 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine domestically this year, with the potential to manufacture a further 170 million abroad, the head of the country's sovereign wealth fund told Reuters.

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