Russia’s COVID-19 vaccination drive slowly picking up speed

A Soviet-era steam locomotive pulls a retro train taking tourists to the Ruskeala natural park from the city of Sortavala, Karelia region, Russia. Russia’s rollout of its coronavirus vaccine is only now picking up speed in some of its more remote regions. The experts blame the slow rollout on limited supplies of the vaccine, logistical difficulties in distribution and continued hesitance among some Russians.