Welcome, Vsevolod!

Vsevolod Ishchenko, who was one of the best in the VTB United Youth League last season, joins the main squad of Lokomotiv Kuban PBC.

Vsevolod Ishchenko debuted in the VTB United youth league last season and quickly became one of its brightest stars.

He helped Loko-2 win bronze medals and also made a lot of impressive personal achievements: 3 Teams of the month, the MVP of April, All-Regular-Season and All-Final-4 teams.

Viktor Meleshenko, the sports director in Lokomotiv Kuban PBC

We are closely monitoring every student of our Academy. Ishchenko is certainly a talented player, but more important is his hard working, discipline and determination that helps him in developing. So, the decision to promote Vsevolod to the next professional level is obvious.

Vsevolod Ishchenko, the guard in Lokomotiv Kuban PBC

I am very happy that I have the chance to try myself at the VTB United League level. It is very exciting when you become a part of something that you saw from the stands. I will do my best to justify the trust of the club management for the opportunity provided.

In the 2023/24 season, the shooting guard was the second best scorer in the VTB United youth league (16.0 points per game), and also averaged 6.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists.

Vsevolod Ishchenko started playing for Lokomotiv in 2020. As a part of Loko-2005, he became a silver medalist of the Russian Championship, and the following year he won bronze medals in the DYuBL Championship-22/23. In the 2023/24 season, Ishchenko became the winner of the 2023 Youth Super Cup and was recognized as the MVP of the tournament.

Following the results of the past season, Vsevolod received a call-up to the summer camp of the Russian U20 national team.

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