The Audi driver crossed the finish line after 74 laps with an advantage of 1.303 seconds over his fellow Audi driver Mattias Ekström.
Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) is third in drivers' standings after clinching fifth place in the race.
The podium was the fifth of Farfus’ DTM career and marked the seventh time a BMW driver had been on the podium in the 2013 season.
Four DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé drivers in Top 10 of grid line-up on DTM debut at Moscow Raceway.
The fourth and decisive qualifying session had to be cancelled, because of this, the result of the third qualifying session was used as the basis for assigning grid positions.
Two Audi RS 5 DTM cars on front row at Moscow Raceway.
Audi driver Mattias Ekström will be lining up next to Mike Rockenfeller (Audi) in second place on the front row on the grid.
Two weeks before the DTM debut in Moscow, Andy Priaulx was on duty for BMW Motorsport in the Russian capital.
DTM stars were cheered by 100,000 fans in spite of the rainy weather during their demonstration laps in front of the Kremlin and the Basilius Basilica as an impressive backdrop.
Audi in the heart of the Russian capital before DTM debut. Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara thrill fans. Deliveries in 2012 up by 44.1 percent: Russia an important market for the Four Rings.