Gennadiy N. Lepeshkin [translated below]: У любого человека есть выбор.
Julia Karpeisky: Any person has a choice.
Lepeshkin [translated below]: И он сам в праве решать, где ему работать, как работать.
Karpeisky: Anybody can choose where they want to work, and how they want to work.
Lepeshkin: And as to the Hippocratic Oath, you could say that every branch of biotechnology and biology, even those related to weapons, serves as a strong impetus for inventing new vaccines, and seeking diagnostic methods and resources, and that thereby there is movement towards the overall goal of prevention and... for large numbers of people. As was the case during the Great Patriotic War when Soviet scientists and military medical specialists, on the one hand, were working on various aspects of offensive weapons, and also created protection against those same weapons, against various types of infectious diseases. Which is to say that everything here is intertwined.