Category Archives: Russian Mafia

The Russian Mafia – Part Three

In Part Two we tried to describe how, following the fall of the Soviet Union, criminals, security services, politicians and anyone in the right place at the right time became involved in illegitimate activities.  In particular we featured the story … Continue reading

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The Russian Mafia – Part Two

After a bit of a break in which we have metaphorically headed around the world to have a look at various other country’s organised crime groups we can now return to Russia for part two of our history of the … Continue reading

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The Russian Mafia – Part One

Very few people from any developed or semi-developed countries around the world can be unaware of the slowly pervading influence of organised crime groups emanating from Russia. The last twenty years or so since the break up of the Soviet … Continue reading

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