Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail


20.02.2021 (03:00)

The vaccination of the Russian peacekeeping contingent with the second component of the Sputnik-V vaccine has been completed in Nagorno-Karabakh


Military medics of the Russian peacekeeping contingent (RPC) have completed the vaccination of RPC personnel in Nagorno-Karabakh with the second component of the Sputnik-V vaccine.

According to the schedule, more than 1,900 Russian servicemen were vaccinated. The first to receive the vaccine against the new COVID-19 coronavirus infection were representatives of the command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, as well as military personnel of special purpose medical detachments.

Vaccination was carried out on a voluntary basis both in a deployed mobile field hospital and by mobile medical teams at all observation posts, where the vaccine was delivered in special thermal containers, which ensured its safety during transportation.

In accordance with the agreements specified in the joint statement of the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, a complete cease-fire and all military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh have been declared from 00: 00 Moscow time on November 10, 2020.

To monitor the ceasefire and military operations, a peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is being deployed in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

The basis of the Russian peacekeeping contingent consists of units of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade (peacekeeping) of the Central Military District.

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