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After low demand, Slovakia delivers its last doses of Sputnik V
The decision to use Sputnik V divided Slovakian politics and led to the resignation of former prime minister Igor Matovič.
Russian charities launch initiative to vaccinate the homeless
Two charities in St Petersburg have started vaccinating homeless people who are unable to get access to COVID-19 jabs because they lack official documents.
Russia approves testing combination of Sputnik & AstraZeneca vaccines
Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to test a combination of the Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Sputnik V vaccines.
Russian culture icon Pyotr Mamonov dies with coronavirus aged 70
The rock musician died in a Moscow hospital after spending two weeks on a ventilator being treated for coronavirus.
Slovakia is second EU country to roll out Russia's Sputnik V COVID jab
Slovakia has 200,000 doses of the Russian-made vaccine at its disposal after a tumultuous few months in which a secret deal to purchase 2 million doses triggered a political crisis in the country.
First stage of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is complete, says Putin
The controversial project aims to deliver Russian gas to Germany.
Slovakia suspends use of the AstraZeneca jab for first vaccinations
Slovakia suspends use of the AstraZeneca jab for first-time vaccinations
Russia lags behind the West in its COVID-19 vaccination drive
By late April, just over 8.2 per cent of Russia's population had received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine compared to 43 per cent in the US and 27 per cent in the EU.
Slovaks divided over Russia's Sputnik V vaccine after quality concerns
Many Slovaks have told Euronews they still trust Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, despite a dispute over its quality.
Germany to buy 30 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V this summer
The agreed purchase will be made pending the vaccine's approval by the European Medicines Agency, a German minister has said.
What is vaccine tourism and is it ethical?
It has been called the "travel trend of 2021" But is it fair to travel to get a jab?
Pro-Europe Czech Foreign Minister dismissed by President
Tomáš Petříček had clashed with the country's pro-Russian President over the use of Moscow's Sputnik V Vaccine before its approval in the EU.
Slovakia told to return Sputnik V vaccines amid row over their quality
"All Sputnik V batches are of the same quality and undergo rigorous quality control at the Gamaleya Institute," said the official Twitter account of the Sputnik V vaccine.
Bavaria signs 'preliminary contract' for doses of Sputnik V vaccine
German state of Bavaria has negotiated 'preliminary contract' for 2.5 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.
Austria in talks to purchase Sputnik V vaccine from Russia
Austria is negotiating with Russia to buy one million doses of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, despite the jab having not yet been approved by the European Medicines Agency.
Slovakia’s prime minister steps down amid Sputnik V vaccine scandal
Prime Minister Igor Matovic has been embroiled in a political scandal triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
Russia and China use COVID jabs as 'means of propaganda', France says
"China, Russia are conducting a policy of influence through the vaccine even before vaccinating their own population," France's top diplomat said on Friday.
Slovakia's Sputnik V crisis deepens as PM says he's willing to resign
The decision to buy vaccines from Moscow before their approval by the European Union had generated a political crisis in Slovakia's ruling coalition.
As Europe mulls Russia’s Sputnik V jab, how is it going down at home?
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in March that just two million Russians had received both doses of the vaccine, representing less than 2% of the population.
Sputnik V: Has Russia won the battle in global vaccine diplomacy?
As the EU has struggled to make available European-manufactured vaccines, Russia has already sent its Sputnik V to Hungary and Slovakia and offered to supply 50 million more doses to Europe.
Russia announces more deals to produce Sputnik V vaccine in EU
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine will soon be produced in France, Germany, and Spain, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund.
Match us and publish vaccine contracts, Hungary tells EU
Hungary became the first EU country to order the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Now it's published its contract with Russia for the jabs.
EU's 'vaccine passports' only valid with EMA-approved COVID jabs
It raises a potential problem for Europeans who have had the Russian or Chinese vaccine.
Russia wants apology after EMA official warns against Sputnik V jab
Russia has questioned the neutrality of the European Medicines Agency after a senior official urged EU member states not to rollout the Sputnik V vaccine yet.
Italy to be first EU country to make Russian Sputnik V vaccine
Italy will become the first EU country to make the Russian vaccine, which is still under review by the European Medicines Agency.
Will the Czechs be the next to look to Russia and China for vaccines?
Central European neighbours Slovakia and Hungary have already taken delivery of Russia's Sputnik V jab.