Argentina will play Brazil in an all South American final at the Blind Football World Championships in Madrid.
A number of outstanding saves by Russia's goalkeeper Lakovlev in the first semi-final was ultimately not enough to keep them in the competition and Argentina eventually edged them out 1-0.
Then, in the second semi-final at 7pm local time, another lone goal from Ricardinho booked holders Brazil their place in the final at the Colegio Sagrado Corazón.
They will play each other for the title at midday local time on Sunday (June 17).
Elsewhere in today's play, Colombia scored three goals against Morocco and will now face the hosts Spain tomorrow for a shot at fifth place.
Turkey thrashed Costa Rica by seven goals to nil to bag 13th place.
Their player Satay scored a hat-trick while Kurbetoglu bagged a brace.
South Korea have ended the 2018 Blind Football World Championships in last place.
They lost to France 3-0 in the play-off for 15th.
Baron, Riviere and Villeroux each scored for the Blues.
Further play off matches will take place tomorrow to establish who comes seventh, eighth, 11th and 12th.