17 May 2021 09:31

Sputnik Light vaccine deployment begins, sale price set at 342.36 rubles

MOSCOW. May 17 (Interfax) - 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.