|7||Zenit St Petersburg||4||+1||6|
|8||FK Amkar Perm||3||+2||5|
|9||Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast||3||+1||4|
|10||FK Tom Tomsk||4||-5||4|
|11||FC Arsenal Tula||3||-4||3|
|13||FK Rubin Kazan||4||-2||2|
Reigning RPL champs CSKA Moscow visited St. Petersburg and got the draw they needed to rise back on top of the table.
Axel Witsel has said he now plans to stay at Zenit St Petersburg for a further year but suggested he could then leave on a free transfer.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has returned to the Russian Premier League with Arsenal Tula.
Zenit St Petersburg have signed Brazilian attacking midfielder Giuliano from Gremio, the Russian club said on Tuesday.
Rubin Kazan have reached an agreement to sign midfielder Alex Song from Barcelona.
Brazilian midfielder Fernando completed his transfer from Sampdoria to join Russian club Spartak Moscow on Monday.