Sergey Karasev called-up by Russia

The Zenit star is one of 16 players summoned by Sergei Bazarevich.
Сергей Карасев вызван на сбор национальной команды
Russia will hold pre-World Cup matches against Belgium and France with the following players being selected. 

Defenders: Evgeny Baburin, Dmitry Kulagin, Dmitry Khvostov (all Lokomotiv-Kuban), Mikhail Kulagin, Vitaliy Fridzon (both CSKA), Ivan Ukhov (PARMA), Alexei Shved (Khimki) 

Forwards: Sergei Karasev (Zenit) , Semyon Antonov, Andrei Vorontsevich, Nikita Kurbanov (all - CSKA), Pyotr Gubanov (Nizhny Novgorod), Andrei Zubkov (Khimki) 

Centres: Vladimir Ivlev (Locomotive Kuban), Artem Klimenko (Avtodor), Timofey Mozgov (Brooklyn Nets)

The squad will meet on 19 June and on 29 June Russia will play Belgium in Antwerp and on 2 July they play in Krasnodar against France.