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Russia: Southern Military District troops get COVID-19 vaccine in Vladikavkaz01:39

Russia: Southern Military District troops get COVID-19 vaccine in Vladikavkaz

Russian Federation, Vladikavkaz
December 4, 2020 at 12:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Troops from Russia’s Southern Military District got vaccinated against COVID-19, footage released on Friday from Vladikavkaz shows.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu announced last week that a coronavirus vaccine campaign was launched among its active-duty personnel. The ministry plans to vaccinate more than 400,000 troops, according to Shoigu.

On Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of mass vaccination against coronavirus in Russia, by the end of next week. Medical personnel and teachers will be the first to get the shots and participation will be voluntary.

Russia: Southern Military District troops get COVID-19 vaccine in Vladikavkaz01:39
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Troops from Russia’s Southern Military District got vaccinated against COVID-19, footage released on Friday from Vladikavkaz shows.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu announced last week that a coronavirus vaccine campaign was launched among its active-duty personnel. The ministry plans to vaccinate more than 400,000 troops, according to Shoigu.

On Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of mass vaccination against coronavirus in Russia, by the end of next week. Medical personnel and teachers will be the first to get the shots and participation will be voluntary.

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