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Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine

Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine

Update: 2021-04-264
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In recent years, Russia has tried to reassert its global influence in many ways, from military action in Ukraine to meddling in U.S. elections.

So when Russia developed a coronavirus vaccine, it prioritized exporting it to dozens of other countries — at the expense of its own people.

Today, we look at how Russia has put vaccine diplomacy to work. 

Guest: Andrew E. Kramer, a reporter based in the Moscow bureau of The New York Times. 

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Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine

Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine

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