Russian TV series detective stories

List of the best Russian series of detective stories selected by visitors to our site: Detective Anna, The Ciphers, Whirpool, Neophyte, Chikatilo, Aleks Ljutyj, Kantselyarskaya Krysa, Central Russia's Vampires, Liquidation, Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident.

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Detective Anna (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, detective
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration00:52

Nineteen-year-old Anna, living at the end of the nineteenth century in the town of Zatonsk, unexpectedly discovers that she possesses supernatural powers. The spirits of the dead literally haunt her, begging to help. Aided by her visions, Anna manages to investigate and solve a number of mysterious crimes which have baffled the police. An experienced detective, 37-year-old Yakov Shtolman, who is assigned to the police department and teams up with Anna and becomes her partner in hunting down criminals.

The Ciphers (2018)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia

Moscow, 1956. Four women who are tied by the military past: work in the special department of the GRU, 11 years later converge again to conduct investigations and help the investigating authorities in especially complicated cases. With phenomenal analytical skills, Irina, Anna, Sophia and Katerina risk themselves, as well as the well-being of their own families, in order to get on the trail of criminals who threaten the lives of ordinary people and the whole country.Cipher is a Russian television detective based on the British mini-series The Bletchley Circle. The working title of the series is "The Ciphers". The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television, Lean-M and the Pobeda Production Association.The premiere of the television series took place on March 11, 2019 on Channel One.

Whirpool (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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.

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

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..

Chikatilo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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Aleks Ljutyj (2020)
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Genredetective, history
CountryRussia

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

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

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Liquidation (2007)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration10:30

Liquidation is a highly popular Russian television series, which parallels the famous The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed with notable ethical shift. In the "Meeting Place", chief of criminal investigations Gleb Zheglov had a modus operandi "Thief must go to prison, no matter how I put him there". In Liquidation, chief of criminal investigations David Gotsman's motto has changed to "Thief must go to prison, but lawfully so". The stars of the film include famous Russian actors such as Vladimir Mashkov and Konstantin Lavronenko. Sergei Makovetsky had to replace Andrey Krasko, who died of heart attack during the filming.

Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia

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.

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The Private School (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:48

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Глухарь (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:45

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Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreadventure, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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Krik sovy (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50

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The Pretender (2019)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia
Duration00:49

Shorty after the 1917 Russian Revolution, during the New Economic Policy era, a criminal becomes a police officer through a case of mistaken identity and uses his knowledge to solve cases previously out of reach of the force.

Territory (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryRussia

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The Method (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:47

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.

Main Line (2021)
Genreaction, adventure, detective
CountryRussia

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Шторм (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:30

Two police friends, one working as a homicide detective and the other in anti-corruption, go head to head when the anti-corruption officer sacrifices his principals in order to save a sick loved one.

The Nurse (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, detective
CountryRussia, Ukraine

A wealthy and influential family hires Katya as a nurse for a dying father. Most unexpectedly, the young woman becomes his closest confidant and the only person in his life whom he can trust. Passions run high around Katya as a huge inheritance is at stake. From a modest nurse, whose only task was to care for the sick in the last days of his life, Katya involuntarily turns into an active participant of the family drama with all its hopes, fights and disillusions. It turns out that the seemingly happy and tight-knit family has its skeletons in the closet, and these secrets can come at a price of a human life.

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

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Archive 81 (2022)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

An archivist takes a job restoring damaged videotapes and gets pulled into the vortex of a mystery involving the missing director and a demonic cult.




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