Zenit start the season away to Krasnodar

The first game of the new season will be on 5 October in Krasnodar.
«Зенит» откроет сезон Единой лиги ВТБ выездным матчем в Краснодаре 5 октября
The VTB United League will open on 5 October with Zenit facing Lokomotiv Krasnodar away. 

During the regular season, each team will play 26 matches and the eight strongest clubs will head to the playoffs.

The full fixture list is available here.