Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP

Coronavirus: Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccinations to begin in Russia

  • The president says teachers and doctors should be first in line to get the country’s Sputnik V shot, in a voluntary programme starting next week
  • Russia will have produced 2 million vaccine doses within the next few days, Putin says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Kremlin pool photo via AP
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