Russia is the largest country of the world by land area and it is also known as Russia Federation.It is situated in the two continents of the world:Europe and Asia.There are all climatic zones except the tropical one.Russian federation has a large population.Russian is the most spoken language in the Russian federation. Moscow is the capital of Russia and Russian Federation is the official name of Russia. Moscow, the capital of the Russia, is the largest city in the world. Population of Russia is about 146.6 million. Russian government is based on a democratic form of rule. The Russian Federation shares land border with Finland, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Latvia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Norway Estonia, Mongolia, and North Korea.
Medical doctor is the most respectable career in the world.Indians,who graduated from Russian Medical Institutions,are working in India in government jobs and in good private hospitals.A lot of Indians,who graduated from Russian Medical Institutions,and are working in almost all foreign countries.Russia is a land of great scientific achievements in medicine.There is a lot of prominent and distinguished Russian Physicians,founders of new schools and scientific trends.Russian medical science has contributed much into the world of medicine of the XIX century.Its due to constellation of scientists both in theoretical and practical fields of medicine; physiologists I.M.Sechenov and I.R.Pavlov,microbiologists I.I.Mechnikov,physicians S.R.Botkin and G.A.Zhakarjin,surgeons N.I.Pirogov and N.V.Sklifosovsky,Ophthalmologist V.R.Filatov.The names of our contemporaries such as pathologists I.V.Davidovsky,ophthalmologist S.N.Federov,orthopaedist G.A.Ilisarav,neurosurgeon N.N.Burdenko are well known all over the world.
Russia has been a popular destination for International students for pursuing MBBS right from the Soviet Era. Pass-outs from Russian Medical Universities are presently working in the leading Hospitals across the globe. MBBS in Russia is a preferred choice for International students because of highly subsidized fee by Russian Ministry of Health & Education as compared to other western countries. High Quality of Education combined with this low cost is one of the main reasons for choosing top medical universities of Russia for MBBS. There are almost 57 medical universities in Russia. The student to teacher ratio is 7:1 in all Russian Medical Universities. A major number of these universities provide MBBS in English Medium.In the past decade there has been a ten fold increase in number of international students travelling for MBBS in Russia. All universities are recognized by WHO & Medical Councils and medical boards of all countries .Duration of MBBS in Russia in English Medium is 6 years."