Putin receives second shot of COVID-19 vaccine

The Kremlin said last month that Putin had received the first shot without disclosing details or providing photographs. No official information emerged on which of Russia's three vaccines, the most well-known of which is Sputnik V, Putin received.

Russia reported on Wednesday 8,326 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,837 in Moscow, taking the national infection tally to 4,666,209 since the pandemic began.