UPDATE! Russia announced that three players are out of the preparation for the WCh in Germany: Viktoria Zhilinskayte is pregnant, Yaroslava Frolova and Valentina Vernigorva got injured.
Russian squad had gone through a slight change, where young players got the chance from Evgeny Trefilov to represent their country. The team will participate in the Møbelringen Cup in Bergen, Norway this weekend, here is the squad of 22:
Goalkeepers: Elena Utkina (Lada), Kira Trusova (Astrakhanochka), Viktoria Kalinina (Kuban)
Right wings: Yulia Managarova (Rostov Don), Anastasia Makina (Dinamo), Anna Vjakhireva (Rostov Don)
Right back: Anna Shaposnikova( Astrakhanochka), Anna Punko (Debrecen),
Valentina Vernigorova (Kuban)
Playmakers: Karina Sabirova (Astrakhanochka), Ekaterina Ilina (Rostov Don),
Yaroslava Frolova (Kuban), Daria Dmitrieva ( Lada)
Leftwings: Daria Samokhina(Astrakhanochka), Kristina Kozohkar(Astrakhanochka), Yulia Markova (Dinamo)
Victoria Zhilinskayte (Kuban), Anna Kochetova (Astrakhanochka), Polina Vedekina (Lada)
Line players: Ksenia Makeeva (Rostov Don), Maya Petrova (Rostov Don), Ekaterina Mathlashova (Kuban)
In Møbelringen Cup Russia will play against Hungary, South Korea and Norway this weekend.
In Germany, Russia is in Group C in the company of Denmark, Brazil, Montenegro, Japan and Tunisia.