Putin says he got Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Putin says he received Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19

Russia's Sputnik V. Credit: AFP Photo

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had received Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 earlier this year after previously declining to disclose which vaccine he had taken.

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Putin, 68, received two vaccine shots against Covid-19 in March and April, the Kremlin has said. Authorities did not publish video footage of him being inoculated.

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