Russell was hit with a one-year ban in 2017 for multiple incidents of
failing to make his whereabouts known to anti-doping officials.
He will turn out for Jamaica in the West Indies Cricket Board's Regional Super50 competition which is their List A competition.
First on the agenda will be a match against the Leeward Islands on Friday in Antigua.
Despite his ban Russell was retained by the IPL franchise the Kolkata Knight Riders along with his compatriot Sunil Narine.
The Knight Riders forked out over a million dollars in order to retain the man who made headlines when he used a black bat in Big Bash 6.
Russell has committed to completing the Regional Super50 competition
before heading to the UAE to turn out in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) for
The all-rounder made himself unavailable for the West Indies Cricket
World Cup qualifier campaign in Zimbabwe which clashes with the PSL.
It is understood that the selectors support Russell's decision and
will consider him for ODI and T20I selection once he proves his match
Russell has not played an ODI since 2015 but is a sought after talent in T20 leagues around the world.
The 29-year-old has turned out in the IPL, PSL, BBL, the Bangladesh Premier League and England's T20 Blast during his career.