Despite numerous objections, Gazprom seem to be pushing ahead with their plans for a unified championship. Could it actually happen?
Russia’s top clubs seem flush with cash at the moment, but what does that mean in terms of expectations?
With doubts lingering over foreign stars past and present, what does the arrival of Yann M’Vila mean for Kurban Berdyev and his Rubin side?
He’s only been gone a year, but Vagner Love is back at CSKA. What will his impact be second time round?
The Russian First Division today enters its winter hibernation. What have we found out about the league thus far?
In an extraordinary end to the Russian transfer window, the arrivals of Hulk and Axel Witsel to Zenit signalled the ongoing changes to the national game.
Before the title contenders’ clash, CSKA’s Pontus Wernbloom had some interesting words for opponents Anzhi.
A tweak to the league rules allows Russian sides to play with an additional foreign player on the pitch. But have they sacrificed their national team’s future for the outside chance of European club glory?
Having grown up in trying times, Vladimir and Georgy Gabulov have defied the odds to forge impressive careers in football.
Torpedo Moscow may not the top side in their city, but they are making progress again after a few tough years in the wilderness.