Each foreign student and worker arriving to Russia from December 29th 2021 must provide fingerprints and undergo an obligatory medical examination
According to the alterations made to the federal law ‘On the legal status of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation’ from December 29th, 2021 foreigners arriving to Russia for stay over 90 days will have to undergo a medical examination, as well as obligatory fingerprinting and biometric photographing (do not confuse with voluntary fingerprinting!).
Foreign workers are to go through the process within 30 days from arrival to Russia, while foreign students have 90 days since arrival for this procedure.
Detailed step-by-step instructions for students and employees of HSE are available here.
If you want read the official order of the MIA of Russia - you can do it here (available in Russian only).