When it comes to cutting-edge scientific research, it seems Russia is still a major player. This time, in our Close-Up series, we explore a doctor's amazing medical legacy. RT takes you to the Kurgan region in southern Siberia. In the middle of the 20th century it became the centre of Soviet orthopedics, with a surgeon there inventing a revolutionary method of bone-restructuring. Decades later, the medical breakthrough is still being used to help people overcome their disabilities, as RT's Oksana Boyko reports.
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