Sputnik Sergey Pivovarov
Military attachés of 50 foreign countries accredited to Moscow and their family members received the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine to protect against the Corona virus, according to an official with the Russian Ministry of Defense.
In televised statements, today, Sunday, Lieutenant General Alexander Kshimovsky, head of the General Administration of International Military Cooperation at the ministry, indicated that the military attaches and their family members, or about 300 people, decided to undergo the Russian vaccination process “with the aim of securing their own activities and international talks.”
On August 11, Russia became the first country in the world to register an anti-Coronavirus vaccine called “Sputnik V”. It is a vaccine designed by the Russian “Gamalia” Center for Research in Epidemiology and Microbiology, with the support of the Russian Fund for Direct Investments. Also, direct participation of virus experts from the Russian Ministry of Defense participated in the design of the vaccine.