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17.05.21 Three People Killed After Knife Attack In Urals
Three people were killed as a result of a knife attack near Yekaterinburg’s railway station, the press service of the Sverdlovsk Regional Investigative Directorate of Russia’s Investigative Committee reported. "Today, the investigative department of the Zheleznodorozhny District of Yekaterinburg of Russia’s Investigative Committee in the Sverdlovsk Region received information that at a park near Yekaterinburg’s railway station a conflict broke out following alcohol consumption, as a result, according to the preliminary data, three men were killed," the statement said. Read more 
17.05.21 Sputnik Light Vaccine Deployment Begins
The government will be paying 342 rubles and 36 kopecks for a dose of the Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine, consistent with the sale price registered by the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). "The FAS has approved 342.36 rubles as the maximum sale price of Sputnik Light. The vaccine deployment will begin upon the sale price's registration," the service said in a statement on Monday. Sputnik Light is the fourth domestic vaccine approved in Russia for containing the novel coronavirus. Read more 
17.05.21 42% Of Russians Won’t Get Vaccinated Under Any Circumstances
The Moscow Times
Over one-third of Russians refuse to get vaccinated against the coronavirus under any circumstances, the job portal said in a survey published Sunday. Last week, Greece opened to Russian tourists vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V jab, prompting one in five Russians to say they are ready to get vaccinated so they can travel, Superjob said. Read more 
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