Russian Premier League

Ashot Khachaturyants has secured the presidency of the Russian Premier League on a permanent basis, and has presented a strategic development plan that aims to establish the property as a competitive league…

The Russian Premier League has accepted a “much improved” offer from Gazprom Media for domestic broadcast rights to the top-tier football competition from 2022-23 to 2025-26, while league president Ser…

The Russian Premier League is moving closer to launching an invitation to tender for its domestic broadcast rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26 after rejecting an extension proposal from incumbent rights-holder…

The Russian Premier League has bolstered its international reach through a deal in Greece with Cosmote, the pay-television broadcaster and telecoms operator

The Russian Premier League has announced a broadcast deal spanning 11 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Sergey Pryadkin has been re-elected as president of the Russian Premier League, while plans have also been outlined for the expansion of the top-tier club football competition

The Russian Football Union (RFU) has proposed a wage cap system for the Russian Premier League in the latest radical reform plans for football in the country ahead of its hosting of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Sports and betting-related data company Sportradar has agreed a deal to become the official sports data partner of the Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) club competition.

The Russian Football Union has confirmed new restrictions on the number of foreign footballers allowed to compete in the Russian Premier League.

Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said the local organising committee (LOC) for the 2018 Fifa World Cup will have a budget deficit this year, as the country continues to face up to its financial problems.

Russian Premier League football club Rubin Kazan will not move into its new stadium as planned this season because it would “destroy the pitch” at the 2018 Fifa World Cup venue, according to Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.

The organising committee of Russia and Ukraine’s proposed United Football League (UFL) have announced the formation of a new four-team tournament in what many will view as a means of testing the water for the controversial league project.

The Russian Premier League has launched a “closed competition” to draw up a development strategy for the top division of Russian football.

Russian football could be overhauled, following a new bill banning state-owned companies from funding professional teams was introduced to Russia’s lower house of parliament.

The proposed Unified Football League (UFL) for Russian and Ukrainian clubs has been met with further criticism after Russian Football Union (RFU) president Nikolai Tolstykh stated the funds earmarked for the project would be better directed elsewhere.

Russian Premier League football club Spartak Moscow is seeking to recover $450,000 (15 million rubles) in compensation from a football fan who waved a swastika flag at its game.

Russia and Ukraine’s proposed Unified Football League (UFL) has suffered a major blow after UEFA president Michel Platini told Russian president Vladimir Putin that such a competition would not “correspond” to its principles.