Russia have chosen former England manager Fabio Capello to take charge of the national team, the country's FA (RFU) said on Monday.
"We have decided to name Fabio Capello as the new manager of our national team," RFU acting president Nikita Simonyan told local media.
"We await Capello in Moscow over the next few days for the final details and the signing of the contract."
The 66-year-old Italian, who quit as England boss in February, said he was happy to work in Russia.
"I am happy, if contract negotiations go well as I believe they will, it will be a wonderful adventure, as Russia is a great country," he told Italian news agency ANSA.