Russia Spent More Than $80M In Health-Related Foreign Aid In 2010, Report Says
The Russian Federation in 2010 spent more than $80 million to improve health in developing countries, according to a report prepared by the country’s Ministry of Finance, whichÂ highlights “how theÂ country is meeting its G8 commitments ahead ofÂ the upcoming summit inÂ Deauville, France,” the Moscow Times reports. “Russia’s contributions toÂ G8 initiatives have helped pay forÂ vaccine research andÂ subsidies, as well as upgrades toÂ 10 anti-epidemic response teams that could be used inÂ humanitarian emergencies,” according to the newspaper. The report also notes Russia spent $98.2 million in 2010 on food security (Smirnova, 5/23).
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