India likely to sign MoU for fast track registration of drugs in Russia
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India expects to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Russia to 'fast track' the registration of Indian drugs there. The move, in addition to improving market access for Indian products, is also seen as part of larger co-operation efforts between the two countries as Russia implements its Pharma-2020 strategy - aimed at supporting the development of its national industry.
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