The composition of the Russian team at the tournament will look as follows.
Goalkeepers: Ilya Konovalov (Lokomotiv), Alexey Melnichuk (SKA), Daniil Tarasov (Essyat, Finland).
Defenders: Artyom Volkov, Egor Zaitsev (both Dynamo, Moscow), Vadim Kudako, Vladislav Provolenev (both Severstal), Yegor Voronkov (Vityaz), Andrei Ermakov (Sibir), Ilya Karpukhin (“ Tractor ”), Alexander Shchemerov (“ Pelicans ”, Finland), Dmitry Yudin (“ Ak Bars ”).
Forwards: Danil Veryaev, Daniil Ilyin, Kirill Urakov (all three are “Torpedo”), George Ivanov, Arthur Kayumov (both “Lokomotiv”), Daniil Vovchenko, Vladislav Kodola (both “Severstal”), Vladimir Bryukvin, Ivan Igumnov (both Dynamo, Moscow), Kirill Voronin (Admiral), Artyom Galimov (Ak Bars), Svyatoslav Grebenshchikov (Vityaz), Sergey Tolchinsky (CSKA), Maxim Tsyplakov (Spartak).
Earlier it was reported that SKA is not considering the question of Kudashov’s resignation as head coach.