Putin offers free vaccine to United Nations workersChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 23, 2020
The Russian president on Tuesday offered to provide them the Sputnik V vaccine in a speech to this year's General Assembly marking the body's 75th birthday.
President Vladimir Putin
"Russia is ready to offer UN workers the necessary, qualified help, and in particular we propose to supply our vaccine for free to employees of the organisation and its subsidiaries who volunteer for vaccination," said Putin, who announced the vaccine to broad fanfare last month and said his own daughter is among those who have taken it. ■