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Coronavirus: Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccinations to begin in Russia

President Vladimir Putin ordered a large-scale voluntary vaccination programme against Covid-19 to begin next week across Russia, saying teachers and doctors should be first in line to get the country’s flagship Sputnik V vaccine.Putin gave the order during an online meeting with ministers on Wednesday, a day when Russia, which has the fourth highest number of recorded infections in the world, registered 589 new daily deaths from the coronavirus.Putin said Russia will have produced 2 million…

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