Putin oversaw efforts to develop a vaccine, and now he's rushing to get it to his fellow citizens. It's also being used to increase Russia's influence in eastern Europe, the Balkans and elsewhere.

Putin Uses Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine To Increase Its Global Influence

By Lucian Kim NPR
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