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Ones To Watch – Fedor Chalov

By DAVID SANSUN, Jun 27 – CSKA Moscow striker Fedor Chalov was one of the big revelations last season, and he is now an outsider for the Russian World Cup squad next summer.


Interview with Bart Caubergh: Physical Training and Extreme External Factors in Russia

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Russia and the Cursed Group Stage

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 26 – Once again, the Russian national team was eliminated after the group stage at a major tournament, and that is becoming somewhat of a habit for Sbornaya.

Manolas and Driussi – Zenit Closing in on Significant Transfers

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 24 – After signing a couple of smaller names during Mancini’s first few weeks at Zenit, the club is now about to land some major names.

RFN Quiz: How well do you know the Russian Confederations Cup squad?

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 23 – Test your knowledge about the Russian Confederations Cup squad with this quiz.

Tekstilshchik – The Football Club From City of Brides

By ANDREY DAVYDOV, JUN 23 – Tekstilshchik Ivanovo is far from the most famous Russian club, but although it has never been in the top division, the club has a long and proud history.

Confederations Cup Preview: Russia – Mexico

By JOHN GORROD, Jun 23 – The Russian national team has travelled to Kazan where it prepares for the final game in the Confederations Cup group stage against Mexico.

354 Days of Hope

By CSKA FANS AGAINST RACISM, Jun 22 – While Russia is in the focus of the world due to the FIFA Confederations Cup, CSKA Fans Against Racism present their action plan to combat racism to anti-racism inspector of the Russian Football Union, Alexei Smertin.

Confederations Cup Preview: Russia – Portugal

By JOHN GORROD, Jun 21 – The last time Russia and Portugal met, Roman Shirokov secured a Russian victory, but historically, the Portuguese have the upper hand.

Javi Gracia at Rubin Kazan – What Went Wrong?

By DAVID SANSUN, Jun 18 – Javi Gracia was a huge success in Spain before moving to Russia, but was nevertheless sacked at Rubin Kazan. But where did it all go wrong for the Spaniard?

Confederations Cup Preview: Russia – New Zealand

By JOHN GORROD & OLA BJERKEVOL, Jun 16 – Preview for the opening match of the 2017 Confederations Cup, Russia – New Zealand.

RFN Podcast Special – Confederations Cup Preview

RFN PODCAST, Jun 16 – In this podcast, the regular podcast team is joined by experts on the various nations in the Group A of Confederations Cup to preview the tournament.

RFN Friday Quiz: Get 7/10 and Earn the Title of Expert in Russian Football

By TOKE THEILADE, Jun 16 – Prove that you are an expert in Russian football by getting at least seven correct answers in this quiz.

Ones To Watch – Aleksandr Golovin

By DAVID SANSUN, Jun 16 – Recently, CSKA Moscow’s Aleksandr Golovin has attracted interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs, and that’s certainly not a coincidence.