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Covid 19 coronavirus: Why Putin wants to be first to the vaccine

New Zealand Herald Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Covid 19 coronavirus: Why Putin wants to be first to the vaccineNo, Russia is not having a Sputnik moment.The announcement yesterday by President Vladimir Putin that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine did not provoke the awe and wonder of the Soviet Union's launch of...
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