Country aims to lift its suspension ahead of Rio 2016
Russia has banned four athletes for doping offences as it tries to have its suspension on competing lifted before this summer's Olympics.
Former European 800-metres silver medallist Irina Maracheva is among those punished with a two-year ban.
Runners Maria Nikolaeva and Yelena Nikulina have been suspended for four years, while racewalker Anna Lukyanova must serve a two year ban.
World governing body the IAAF suspended the country from track and field after an independent report found evidence of widespread doping.