SKA-Khabarovsk, located around 15 miles from the Chinese border, secured their place in the top division with victory over Orenburg.
Zenit St. Petersburg have sacked coach Mircea Lucescu after the Russian team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second straight year.
Spartak Moscow have won their first Russian Premier League title since 2001 after beating Tom Tomsk 1-0 at the weekend.
Lokomotiv went on the attack from the opening whistle but only made the breakthrough in the 76th minute with a Igor Denisov strike.
In a bid to bolster their meager attack, the San Jose Earthquakes have set their sights on FC Krasnodar attacking midfielder Mauricio Pereyra.
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