A woman visits a local hospital to receive a dose of Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine against the coronavirus disease in the settlement of Kurmysh in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia on 26 March 2021. Photo by Anastasia Makarycheva/Reuters.
Russian officials admit to drastically undercounting the pandemic death toll, yet lecture the world on how to tackle the crisis.

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