Russian Cup (football)

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The Russian Cup (Russian: Кубок России) is a football competition held annually by the Football Union of Russia for professional and some amateur (only after a special permission and licensing by Russian Football Union) football clubs.

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Russian Cup
Organising bodyRussian Football Union
Founded1992; 32 years ago (1992)
Number of teams103
Qualifier forUEFA Europa League[lower-alpha 1]
Domestic cup(s)Russian Super Cup
Current championsCSKA Moscow
(8th title)
Most successful club(s)Lokomotiv Moscow
(9 titles)
Soccerball_current_event.svg 2023–24 Russian Cup

The winner of the competition ordinarily got a spot in the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round. However, all Russian clubs, as well as the national team, have been barred from European competition due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.[2]

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