Football association: Russian Football Union
Address: 7 Narodnaya Street, 115172 MOSCOW, Russia
Affliations: FIFA (1912–1917, 1946–1991 as Football Federation of USSR, 1992) & UEFA (1954)
Population: 144.50 million
Championship: Russian Premier League
Cup: Russian Cup
Tier 1 - Russian Premier League
Tier 2 - Russian Football National League (FNL)
Tier 3 - Russian Professional Football League (PFL)
(Second Division) - 5 groups
Tier 4 - Russian Amateur Football League
(Third Division) - 13 groups
References: Wikipedia - Football in Russia index
Main source: RSSSF
(a) Russia - List of Champions
(b) Russia - List of Final Tables
(c) Russia - List of Cup Finals
(f) Russia - List of Topscorers
(g) Russia - List of Foundation Dates and Name Changes
Other useful sources:
Claudio Nicoletti - Russian and USSR first tier league tables back to 1901.
National Football Teams - Russian clubs and international players.
Soccerway - Russian tables and results back to 2004.
Wikimedia Commons - Association football images in Russia.
World Stadiums - Stadiums in Russia.
Current league tables
See Current League Tables and Betting & Stats - for more coverage
Historic league tables
Appreciation: Full recognition and acknowledgement is made to the work of the contributors to the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation who have catalogued the above tables.