Posts tagged as Russian vaccine

Lithuanian FM: Country will not buy Russian vaccine

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Lithuania won’t purchase coronavirus vaccines from Russia, even if the shot is approved by the European Union, and will only rely on medicines produced in the West. Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said she has “no doubt” that Russia’s attempts to sell the vaccine before fully immunizing its own people is “yet another geopolitical game.” The Baltic nation has secured a portfolio of Western-produced vaccines through joint EU purchases and “there’s…

Lithuanian in Moscow: people are suspicious of Russian vaccine

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Russia was the first country to approve its Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use. But local people are suspicious of it, says a Lithuanian living in Moscow. Sandra Fleisher has been living in Moscow for 10 years. Concerned about safety, she is in no hurry to get a jab of the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine. “I would not be against getting vaccinated with a local vaccine if it was of high…