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Россия / Rossiya
St. Basil's Cathedral, Russia
Credits: Vierro
Capital: Moscow
Population: 146,171,015
Language(s): Russian
Currency: Russian ruble (₽./RUB)
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Cost of living

a room in a 3 bedrooms shared flat in the city centre 20316₽./month
a meal 600₽.
a cappuccino 141.19₽.

These are average costs of living for Russia. Costs can differ accross cities and locations. For more details, you can check numbeo website.


Rank Value
Rainbow Index 46 9.7

Rainbow Europe, 2021.

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Rainbow Europe

Rainbow Europe by ILGA-Europe illustrates the legal and policy situation of LGBTI people in Europe. It ranks all 49 European countries on a scale between 0% (gross violations of human rights, discrimination) and 100% (respect of human rights, full equality), on the basis of laws and policies that have a direct impact on the LGBTI people’s human rights in under 6 categories: equality and non-discrimination; family; hate crime and hate speech; legal gender recognition and bodily integrity; civil society space; and asylum.


The is the European platform about inclusion and support services offered by higher education institutions, national agencies, and ministries for education to international students. In its current version, the platform aims to provide to students with disabilities all the information they need to study abroad.

Quality of life

Rank Value
Human Development Index 52 0.824
World Press Freedom Index 150 48.71

HDI, 2019.
WPFI, 2021.

Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. A country scores a higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the education level is higher, and the gross national income GNI (PPP) per capita is higher.

World Press Freedom Index

The World Press Freedom Index is an important advocacy tool based on the principle of emulation between states, published every year by Reporters Without Borders. It is a snapshot of the media freedom situation based on an evaluation of pluralism, independence of the media, quality of legislative framework and safety of journalists in each country.

ESN sections supporting international students

  • ESN HSE University Moscow
  • ESN HSE University St. Petersburg
  • ESN St Petersburg SFTU
  • ESN Ural Federal

Higher education institutions

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