Putin leverages Covid-19 vaccine to pursue his African diplomatic agenda

The Sputnik V vaccine.
The Sputnik V vaccine. © Reuters
Given the slow rollout of the WHO's COVAX programme, more and more African countries are looking to Moscow and its Sputnik V vaccine. Following Algeria, Egypt and Gabon's lead, Mozambique and Togo could be receiving several million doses by the spring. [...] (716 words)
Issue dated 01/03/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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