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; 30 years ago (1992)
RegionRussia
Number of teams103
Qualifier forUEFA Europa League[lower-alpha 1]
Domestic cup(s)Russian Super Cup
Current championsSpartak Moscow
(4th title)
Most successful club(s)Lokomotiv Moscow
(9 titles)
Websitehttp://rfpl.org
2022–23 Russian Cup
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The winner of the competition ordinarily got a spot in the UEFA Europa League group stage. However, all Russian clubs, as well as the national team, have been barred from European competition due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.[2]