Russia has big hopes for Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
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Russia declared itself the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine in August. High-risk groups have been receiving the Sputnik V jabs, including health workers, journalists and teachers. Alongside China, Russia has been deploying the shots before full efficacy trials have been completed. The results are promising, but the vaccine has been met with skepticism abroad.