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Head of Russian Institute Behind Sputnik V Vaccine to Speak to Upper House on Wednesday

Moscow, Oct 16 (Sputnik) - Alexander Gintsburg, the head of the Russian Gamaleya research center, which developed the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, will deliver a speech at a meeting of the Russian upper house on October 21, according to the meeting agenda released on the upper house's website.
Gintsburg will tell the participants about the situation in the fight against COVID-19. In August, Russia became the first country in the world to register the vaccine against COVID-19. Phase 3 clinical trials were launched in Moscow on September 7.
During the meeting, the lawmakers also plan to ratify the European Convention on the Abolition of Legalisation of Documents executed by Diplomatic Agents or Consular Officers.
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Bangladesh approves 3rd submarine cable project

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Dhaka, Dec 1 (UNI) Bangladesh's highest economic policy-making body on Tuesday approved the country's 3rd submarine cable installment project worth 6.93 billion taka.

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Death toll in car accident in Germany's trier grows to 4

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