The outbreak of cold war post world war I made many people continuously compare the two countries. Known as the super powers in the world both USA and Russia are very strong countries. While USA is marking its development in every field Russia too is progressing with leaps and bounds.
However, post cold war there were certain aspects where both the countries faced the consequences. USA leads Russia in many fields like GDP and GDP per capita but the GDP growth rate and the rate of inflation in Russia is far better than USA. Russia also leads USA in many other aspects, which are not very good to lead anyway.
Like the people suffering from HIV in Russia outnumber those suffering with the same disease in USA. But the expenses that incur on education are higher in USA. Similarly there are many other factors on which both the countries can be compared like transportation, corruption levels in the government, environment, crime, military & suffrage, educational expenses, communication etc.
Here is the info graphic that presents the accurate statistics pertaining to the comparison of both the countries in a structured manner.