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COVID-19 deaths surge in Russia as vaccinations lag

Russia is in the grip of a relentless fourth wave of coronavirus infections. Cases have risen steeply and single-day death tolls have repeatedly surpassed all previous records. Yet the vaccination rate is sluggish, and the authorities appear to be shying away from more decisive action.

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