Lokomotiv Moscow have signed Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie on a four-year contract from Lille.
Peter Odemwingie joins Lokomtiv Moscow from French side Lille
Odemwingie, 25, who was born in Uzbekistan but has dual Nigerian and Russian citizenship, had been negotiating with Spartak Moscow before agreeing a deal with their rivals.
Lokomotiv have agreed to pay a reported US $14 million for the Super Eagle.
Elsewhere Ukrainian champions Dynamo Kiev have signed Nancy's Senegalese defender Pape Diakhate on a four-year contract worth US $7.5m.
Dynamo will pay the French club an additional US $2.7m for the 23-year-old depending on how far they progress in this season's European Champions League.