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Russia | Putin: Russia has Significant Experience in COVID Fight


Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia had a "significant clinical experience" in fighting the coronavirus and was ready to share this expertise with countries in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) group.

In a video conference held as a part of an APEC summit, Putin said "Of course, the priority issue is joining efforts in the fight against coronavirus."

The president added that Russia has now registered two vaccines, Sputnik V that was announced in August, and the recently unveiled EpiVacCorona, and is now in the process of final tests on the third one.

"Together with our foreign partners, we are actively exploring the possibilities of their supply and localisation of production," Putin added.