In the Russian Federation, sperm donors can be anonymous or non-anonymous. Thus, donor recruitment is done either by the fertility clinic in the former case, or by the intended parents themselves in the latter.
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Russia is an Eurasian country which law forces foreign patients to apply for a specific visa in addition to a valid passport for entering and leaving the country.
Among the fertility treatments allowed in Russia, one can find egg donation, which can be used also for surrogacy. PGD can be carried out on the embryos as well.
Despite sperm donors remain usually anonymous, Russian regulations governing assisted conception allow a relative or close friend to be chosen as a sperm donor.
Russian law allows assisted reproduction treatment with donor eggs or donor sperm. Donor can remain anonymous, in which case identifiable information is not revealed to recipients. It can also be a friend or relative of the patients in case non-anonymous donor conception is the chosen type.
In Russia, egg donation can be done with either altruistic or commercial purposes, and donors can be anonymous or known. Since 2011, the legal framework of egg donation across Russia is regulated by the Federal Law on public health protection.