Mar 15, 2021
Sputnik V, Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, is not just
a scientific achievement but a golden moment for vaccine diplomacy.
Despite the initial distrust—some of which persists to this
day—dozens of countries have granted Sputnik V emergency use
authorization. Why is Russia falling behind in its domestic
vaccination campaign, and will Russia be able to maintain its
international vaccine leadership?
We talk about Sputnik V with Olga Dobrovidova and Judy Twigg,
experts on Russian science policy.