The Russian team Gazprom-Rusvelo adheres to the MPCC, becoming the 21st Continental Pro team to join the movement.

General manager of the structure, Renat Khamidulin declares :

The team has completely changed in last few years. Now we have a lot of young riders and these riders are growing with the team from the youth categories. Our goal now is to educate the new generation of Russian cycling riders and to make them real professionals. We feel it’s important to give them a right mentality from the youngest age. We think it’s will be valuable for their future.”