The development of women's ice hockey is one of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation's key goals. The national team competes yearly in the IIHF World Championship, and has taken a bronze medal on three occasions (2001, 2013, 2016).
Russia's first international match was staged in 1994 against Switzerland. Also, in 1996, the team claimed silver at the European Championship.
Head coach: Alexey Chistyakov