Russia coach Vadim Kapranov has reconfirmed his squad for the European Championships which get underway on Friday in Greece.
The bulk of the Russian squad comes from club sides VBM-SGAU Samara and UGMK Ekaterinburg.
Russia were runners-up in Europe two years ago to France and also last year at to the United States at the World Championships.
Russia squad for the European Championships in Greece:
Olga Arteshina (1.86m forward, VBM-SGAU Samara); Oxana Rakhmatullina (1.80m guard, VBM-SGAU Samara), Olga Naimushina (1.72m guard, VBM-SGAU Samara), Diana Gustilina (1.80m forward, UGMK Ekaterinburg), Elena Baranova (1.92m forward, UGMK Ekaterinburg), Yulia Skopa (1.83m forward, Dinamo Moscow), Ilona Korstin (1.83m guard, Bourges-Basket France), Maria Stepanova ( 2.01m centre, VBM-SGAU Samara), Maria Kalmykova (1.93m centre, Dinamo-Energia Novosibirsk), Tatiana Schegoleva (1.93m centre, Mondevilles France), Irina Osipova (1.96m centre, UGMK Ekaterinburg) Anna Arkhipova (1.73m guard, UGMK Ekaterinburg).