OREANDA-NEWS. The United States and its allies are planning to launch a large publicity campaign against the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. This was announced to reporters by a high-ranking source in the Kremlin.

It stated that “against the background of the rising demand for the Russian Sputnik V vaccine all around the world, including many European countries, the United States and its allies, as our intelligence services inform, are going to launch a large publicity campaign, which purpose is creating a bias against domestic scientific developments in the sphere of countering the spread of coronavirus infection".

The Kremlin noted, in particular, that "by means of the non-governmental organizations run by the United States Agency for International Development", "George Soros Foundation", "Thomson Reuters Foundation" - and some media structures - "BBC", "Reuters" , Internews - a scenario of an information attack on Sputnik V is being arranged. "

The Kremlin said that as part of the publicity attack, "it is planned to sustain the theses being published about the alleged" ineffectiveness and danger of the vaccine "by staging the mass death of people allegedly as a result of the use of the drug."

He added that the target audience of the planning anti-Russian information campaign include some European countries that have recently registered the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use. Among them are Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia, Montenegro, San Marino and North Macedonia.