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Roberto Mancini is to leave Zenit St Petersburg after the two parties mutually agreed to terminate the Italian coach's contract.
Tosno have won the 2017-18 Russian Cup with a 2-1 win over second-division side Avangard Kursk in Volgograd.
For the third season in a row the richest club in Russia, Zenit St Petersburg, won't take part in the Champions League. Here is why.
Lokomotiv Moscow have won the Russian Premier League for the first time in 14 years.
Roberto Mancini is willing to be the next coach of Italy and will enter into contract negotiations later this month.
Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg have both been fined for racist chants by their fans, the latest such incident Russia.
Footage of a bear performing in front of fans before a match in Russia has been condemned as "shocking and inhumane" by animal welfare group PETA.
Russian clubs played in near silence on Saturday as the country mourned 64 people killed in a shopping mall fire.
Alexander Kokorin is likely to become the third player from Russia's national team to miss the World Cup in his home country through injury.
Leicester forward Ahmed Musa has returned to former club CSKA Moscow on loan until the end of the season.
The head of Spartak Moscow's public relations department has been fined after a player posted a racially charged tweet to the club account.
Russia defender Giorgi Jikia tore his anterior cruciate ligament in a club friendly on Thursday and could be ruled out of the World Cup.
Russian side tweeted a video of black players training in the sun with the caption translating as: "See how the chocolates melt in the sun."
Spartak Moscow have been condemned after an offensive social media message was posted on the club's official Twitter account.
Former Inter Milan and Sunderland midfielder Yann M'Vila has signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with Ligue 1 club St Etienne.
Roberto Mancini has thrown his hat into the ring to become Italy's next coach by expressing his "dream" of winning the World Cup.
Stoke City have signed Austria defender Moritz Bauer from Rubin Kazan for an undisclosed fee.
Brian Idowu was born and raised in Russia, but represents Nigeria at international level. A World Cup on home soil will be special for the defender.
After serving as Antonio Conte's assistant at Juventus and Italy, Massimo Carrera is forging himself a new career at Spartak Moscow and spoke to ESPN.
One Russian commentator was so angered by a series of poor refereeing decisions that he was left with no option but to hang up his mic live on air.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has mocked top club Zenit St. Petersburg for not fielding enough Russian players.
A series of fan incidents, including clashes with police, have tarnished the start of the season in the Russian Premier League.
Garcia, 30, spent two seasons with Manchester City before departing for Russia in August 2014.
Mario Pasalic has signed a new four-year deal with Chelsea and been loaned out to Spartak Moscow for the season.
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|FC Arsenal Tula||30||12||6||12||-6||42|
|FK Rubin Kazan||30||9||11||10||+7||38|
|Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast||30||8||13||9||-1||37|
|FK Amkar Perm||30||9||8||13||-10||35|