2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-0-0, 4th in UEFA European Championship Qualifying
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15dAssociated Press

Ukraine drop defender after transfer to Russia

Andriy Shevchenko has not explained his decision to drop Yaroslav Rakitskiy, but the defender's club move to Russia was controversial in Ukraine.

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105dESPN

Kokorin, Mamaev have custody time extended

Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Mamaev could face jail over the attacks, which were captured on CCTV on Oct. 8.

Sweden 2-0 Russia: Swedes top group (1:42)
Russia 0-0 Sweden: Hosts held in Kaliningrad (1:57)
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162dESPN

Zenit condemn alleged attack by Kokorin

Zenit Saint Petersburg have strongly condemned Aleksandr Kokorin following an alleged attack on a government official in a Moscow cafe.

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170dReuters

Akinfeev retires from international football

Akinfeev earned 112 caps for his country since his debut in 2004 as an 18-year-old, according to the Russian Football Union.

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187dReuters

WC final protester in hospital amid poison claim

One of the 2018 World Cup final pitch invaders is in hospital, members of his protest group have claimed while suggesting he may have been poisoned.

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188dReuters

Russia's Cheryshev cleared in doping probe

Cheryshev, who scored four goals in Russia's surprise run to the World Cup quarterfinals, has denied ever taking a banned substance.

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205dESPN

Akinfeev rested for Nations League opener

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has rested his goalkeeper for the team's first matches since reaching the World Cup quarterfinals.

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245dNick Ames, ESPN.com writer

Russia faces up to its future

Now the FIFA circus has left town, what is next for the 2018 hosts? On and off the pitch, Russia can learn from the events of the last five weeks.