Russian League

Samotlor’s Piranein Proposes to Girlfriend at Team Arena

Sergei Piranein has had a big year. The 22-year old opposite was signed to play with Yugra-Samatlor Nizhnevartovsk in the Russian Superleague in December and on March 8, he proposed to his girlfriend at the team’s arena.

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Belogorie Hires Alexander Kosarev As 4th Head Coach This Season

After just a few short weeks at the helm of Belogorie Belgorod in the Russian League, Vladimir Kuzyutkin was released as the team’s head coach and replaced by Alexander Kosarev. 

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Bulgarian National Team Captain Injures Shoulder in Club Match

Bulgarian National Team captain Elitsa Vasileva injured her shoulder last week during a match for Russian side Dinamo Kazan. The injury came…

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“I Missed The Golden Years Of My Career”- D. Moscow’s Alexey Ostapenko

Alexey Ostapenko was supposed to be the next Russian volleyball hero

Zenit Kazan Coach Unimpressed with Championship League foe Toulouse

Coach Vladimir Alekno said Zenit Kazan and Spacer’s Toulouse VB are teams of a different level and there was no great benefit for Zenit (to play) in such a match.

Dinamo Kazan’s Voronokova: “How Dare They Beat Us In The Second Set”

Tensions were high in Dinamo Kazan’s final match of round four in the Champions League as they dropped one set to Maritza Plovdiv.

Marcus Nilsson Is Back To Lokomotiv Novosibirsk

Nilsson is a fan favorite at Novosibirsk, as he led the team to the 2013 CEV Champions League title

Matt Anderson Gets A Week Off From Zenit, Flies Back Home To The USA

Zenit Kazan and Matt Anderson are working closely together in favor of the player’s health

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Belogorie Belgorod Announces Vladimir Kuzyutkin As Its New Head Coach

Kuzyutkin’s signing is surprising, as he has seldom coached men’s volleyball

Yenisei’s Head Coach Dissatisfied With Teams Relaxed Play

Many times a team will dominate in the first set of a match, setting the tone or so they think, only to have a challenging match from then on forward.

Whether Samotlor Can Finish Its Season Is A Big Question – Berezin

Samotlor’s president Alexei Berezin is afraid for the team’s future in the Russian SuperLeague

Matt Anderson signs with Zenit Kazan for 2018-2019 season

Matt Anderson signs with dominant Russian club Zenit Kazan for the 2018-2019 season

Russian Libero Alexei Verbov Scores First Point Of 20 Year old Career

Alexei Verbov could not hide his excitement in having scored his first career point

Leon rumoured to have committed to Zenit Kazan for 2 more seasons

Russian source has told that Cuban Wilfredo Leon has signed with russian club Zenit Kazan for two more seasons

(CEV) Orion Finds Money To Travel To Russia, Almost Pulls Major Upset

One of the season’s most unexpected stories gets a happy ending

“Our Team Is Raw And Lacks Good Players” – Rafael Khabibullin

Rafael Khabibullin calls out his Gazprom-Yugra Surgut squad

Samotlor Won’t Travel To Game Against Kuzbass Due To Lack Of Funds

Travel related financial problems are not uncommon in the volleyball world, as Samotlor becomes yet another example of it