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21 Jan, 2021, 12:39 GMT Hungary becomes the first country in EU to authorize the Sputnik V vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the Sputnik V vaccine has been approved by the National Institute ...


21 Jan, 2021, 11:37 GMT Ministry of Health of the UAE has approved the use of Sputnik V vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has authorized...


15 Jan, 2021, 15:29 GMT The Russian Direct Investment Fund: Sputnik V vaccine approved in Paraguay

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the approval of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus ...


11 Jan, 2021, 14:12 GMT The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF): Palestine has become the first country in the Middle East to register Sputnik V vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against...


10 Jan, 2021, 21:34 GMT Algeria has become the first country in Africa to register Sputnik V vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against...


06 Jan, 2021, 17:13 GMT Bolivia has registered Sputnik V vaccine based on Russian clinical trial data

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against...


06 Jan, 2021, 13:05 GMT RDIF to supply 2 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to Serbia

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) and the Government of Serbia announce the agreement to supply 2 million...


29 Dec, 2020, 09:38 GMT Belarus starts vaccination with Sputnik V

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF,...


24 Dec, 2020, 13:46 GMT First batch of 300,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Argentina

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the delivery of the first batch of 300,000 doses of Sputnik V,...


23 Dec, 2020, 18:07 GMT Argentina has registered the Sputnik V vaccine based on Russian clinical trial data

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against...


21 Dec, 2020, 15:59 GMT RDIF, The Gamaleya National Center, AstraZeneca and R-Pharm sign an agreement to cooperate on COVID-19 vaccine development

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), The Gamaleya National Center, AstraZeneca and R-Pharm have signed an...


10 Dec, 2020, 18:14 GMT RDIF and Government of Argentina have signed a contract to supply 10 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) and the Government of Argentina have signed a contract to supply to the...


24 Nov, 2020, 13:55 GMT Second interim analysis of clinical trial data showed a 91.4% efficacy for the Sputnik V vaccine on day 28 after the first dose; vaccine efficacy is over 95% 42 days after the first dose

The efficacy of the Sputnik V vaccine is 91.4%, based on the second interim analysis of data obtained 28 days after administering the first dose (7...


24 Mar, 2015, 15:08 GMT RDIF and Partners Act as Lead Anchor Investors in Lenta SPO

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) acted as a lead anchor investor in the $225mn SPO of Lenta Ltd., one of the largest and most successful...


23 Dec, 2014, 14:26 GMT RDIF and Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra Sign Investment Cooperation Agreement

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra today signed a cooperation agreement to...


10 Dec, 2014, 18:19 GMT RDIF and CII Hosted Investment Conference in New Delhi

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted a conference in New Delhi which was attended by...