He says he was shocked to see one of the main city hospitals for infectious diseases in Ulyanovsk city (Lenin’s home town by the way). He says that he can’t even wash his hands in the room as there is rusty water running from the tap. And that staying in such a hospital makes his condition even worse. Here are couple of photos:
On the other hand we need to mention that everyone in Russia is entitled to free medical services, even such sophisticated services as different types of surgeries – totally free, and with pretty low wait times compared to some “socialistic western countries”. So probably this lack of commerce makes some Russian hospitals be under managed in a way.