Russian footballer Pavel Pogrebnyak has been fined and given a conditional suspension after suggesting that black players should not play for the Russian national team.
Alexander Dyukov has been elected as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) at an extraordinary conference in Moscow.
Alexander Dyukov is reportedly the sole candidate for the Presidency of the Russian Football Union (RFU), according to the country's state news agency TASS.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has stepped down as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU), according to the country's state news agency TASS.
Mutko return as President of Russian Football Union confirmed after attendance at meeting to endorse Infantino re-election
Vitaly Mutko has taken part in a meeting to back Gianni Infantino’s campaign to be re-elected as President of FIFA in what appears to confirm his return to the position of the head of the Russian Football Union (RFU).
Doubts surface about Mutko's return as Russian Football Union President with Dyukov emerging likely successor
Confusion surrounds Vitaly Mutko’s return to the position of Russian Football Union (RFU) President with reports surfacing that Alexander Dyukov is likely to be appointed as his successor.
Vitaly Mutko has fully returned to the position of President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) having temporarily stepped down last December to fight his lifetime ban from the Olympic Games.
Former Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apparently has no plans to leave his post as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU), a role he has held since 2015.
FIFA has fined the Russian Football Union (RFU) a total of CHF30,000 (£22,000/$30,000/€25,000) after a section of supporters aimed racist chants towards French players during a friendly in Saint Petersburg in March.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia just two months before the country hosts the World Cup over allegations of fan racism during a friendly with France last month.
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia fast approaching, racism has once again reared its ugly head.
Problems that affected the re-opening of the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow earlier this month will not be repeated, Russian officials have claimed.
Spartak Moscow and rivals Dynamo Moscow have been fined for racist behaviour involving their fans by the Russian Football Union (RFU).
Vitaly Mutko has been elected for a new four-year term as President of the Russian Football Union (RFU).
Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko should be banned from running for the Presidency of the Russian Football Union (RFU) as his candidacy violates the FIFA Statutes on political interference, according to the country’s National Coaches Union.