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Wednesday, July 12, the team’s head coach Sergei Bazarevich called in a team of seven players. The list includes defenders Vyacheslav Zaitsev (Khimki, Moscow region) and Mikhail Kulagin (CSKA Moscow), Maxim Kolyushkin (without a club), forwards Vladimir Ivlev, Stanislav Ilnitsky (both — “Lokomotiv-Kuban”, Krasnodar), Vladislav Trushkin (UNIKS, Kazan), center Anton Pushkov (Zenit Saint Petersburg). This is the official website of the Russian basketball Federation.

Previously, the team included defenders Evgeny Baburin Dmitry Khvostov (both “the locomotive-Kuban”), Dmitry Kulagin, Vitaly Fridzon (both — CSKA), Alexey Shved ” (Khimki), forwards semen Antonov, Andrey Vorontsevich, Nikita Kurbanov (all — CSKA), Andrey Zubkov (“the locomotive-Kuban”), Sergey Karasev (“Zenith”), center Timofey Mozgov (“Lakers”).

The Russian team will begin preparations for the tournament on July 24 in Novogorsk . Then the team will take part in an international tournament in Saint-Petersburg, Kazan and Hamburg.