Rondon, who became the club's highest scorer after arriving two seasons ago from Las Palmas, has signed a four-year contract, Rubin announced on its website.
The 22-year-old, who has 24 caps for his national side, was given leave not to join the club's pre-season tour to
Malaga also confirmed the move. It said on its website: "The player has a bright future ahead in the Russian league."
The Spanish club announced last week it was conducting an "internal restructuring" amid reports that owner Sheikh
Maresca also warned that losing coach
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho remained non-committal about where he will be next term after his side lost 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final against local rival Atletico Madrid to round off the "worst season" of his life.