Russian TV series detective stories

List of the best Russian series of detective stories selected by visitors to our site: The Method, The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wings of Empire, The Dead Lake, Central Russia's Vampires, Meteorite, Neophyte, Territory, Kantselyarskaya Krysa, Aleks Ljutyj.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

The Method (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.

The Dark Side of the Moon (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration13:20
PlotTime travel, Investigation
PlaceRussia

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The Wings of Empire (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
PlotLove, War
PlaceRussia

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The Dead Lake (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death
PlaceRussia
StyleAction

Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.

Central Russia's Vampires (2021)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire
PlotSects
PlaceRussia

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Meteorite (2016)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceRussia

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Neophyte (2017)
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Genredrama, adventure, detective, history
CountryRussia
PlotLove
PlaceRussia

April 1958. Maria Krapivina, a graduate of the law faculty of Leningrad University, Department of criminal procedure and criminalistics, is assigned to the UGRO of the Central district police Department. Just a girl, an excellent student, the daughter of intelligent parents falls into a team consisting of rough and experienced operatives who have passed the war. On the first day, Masha wants to quit. But she gets her hands on information about a traitor in the Department associated with a large and audacious gang. Masha decides that it is her duty to stay and uncover the "mole". And also to prove that it is worth something. Everyone falls under suspicion, including the head of the Opera Department of the Swedes ,the "uncouth lout", with whom Masha unexpectedly falls in love, and every day more and more..

Territory (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersTeenagers, Tourists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Mystery, Riddles, Sects
PlaceForest, Russia

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Kantselyarskaya Krysa (2018)
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Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

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Aleks Ljutyj (2020)
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Genredetective, history
CountryRussia
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Investigators, Criminals, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Second world war
PlaceRussia
StyleBased on real events

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Wolf Trap (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersKillers, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Justice, Weapons
PlaceRussia, Small towns

After faking his own death, notorious gangster Volkov (Wolf) retires overseas with a new identity. When his parents die in a car accident 20 years later, he secretly returns to his hometown and learns that the nephew of a local mobster is responsible for his parents’ death. After killing the man, a battle between the old-newcomer and local crime bosses unfolds.

Whirpool (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Investigators
PlotInvestigation
PlaceRussia

A group of investigators finds murdered teenagers in a city collector. Unraveling this case step by step, the police faces an unconditional evil - a whirlpool of a big city, which sucks and destroys the weak - those whom no one loves and does not care for. This evil destroys people with impunity, and each of the characters is forced to face it personally, look inside themselves to meet their own demons and fears.

The Master and Margarita (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20
PlotMystery, Death
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Psychiatric hospitals

The Master and Margarita is a Russian television production of Telekanal Rossiya, based on the novel The Master and Margarita, written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940. Vladimir Bortko directed this adaptation and was also its screenwriter.

Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia
CharactersStudents, Tourists, Climbers
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Investigation, Death, Missing people
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Based on real events

Russia, 1959. A KGB major investigates the mysterious deaths of a group of nine student hikers in the Ural Mountains. Troubled by his past as a WWII veteran, he has a sixth sense and death seems to follow him around as he digs deeper into the mysterious incident. The more he learns, the more it becomes clear: the reason the students died will never see the light of day.

Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Killers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSSR, Russia
StyleDark

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Bordertown (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, France
CharactersTeenagers
PlotBorder
PlaceRussia, Small towns
StyleAction, Dark, Fascinating

The series tells the story of DI Kari Sorjonen of the Serious Crime Unit in Lappeenranta, his family, and his investigations into a variety of harrowing homicides around the border area.

Siberia (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceRussia
StyleTwisted plot

Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It premiered on NBC on July 1, 2013. The first season was met with generally favorable reviews from critics and viewers, with average viewership per episode coming in around 2.03 million viewers. Metacritic scored the show with a 63 out of 100. The series concluded its first season on September 16, 2013.

За час до рассвета (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR

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Смотритель маяка (2019)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia

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Lancet (2019)
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Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotMedicine
PlaceHospitals

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