MOSCOW, February 14 – RIA Novosti. Russia, thanks to the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, wins a geopolitical victory. This opinion was expressed in an interview with Ouest-France by the French political scientist Pascal Boniface.
The search for a vaccine against coronavirus and the problem with its distribution led to the emergence of “vaccine diplomacy”, Western countries do not show themselves in it in the best way, the expert notes, stressing that Russia is winning the geopolitical battle. The spread of the coronavirus
“When (Russian President Vladimir – ed.) Putin presented his vaccine, there was a lot of ridicule. Its name, Sputnik, gave the world the impression that the Soviet Union and its grandiose strategy had returned. But this vaccine works,” Boniface said.
“Sputnik V” was registered by the Russian Ministry of Health in August last year, the drug was developed by the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry. This vaccine was the first in the world to prevent COVID-19. Sputnik M is built on a well-studied and proven platform of human adenoviral vectors.