Russian TV series detective stories

List of the best Russian series of detective stories selected by visitors to our site: The Dark Side of the Moon, The Master and Margarita, KREMEN, Liquidation, The Private School, Глухарь, Meteorite, Ментовские войны, Sparta, Neophyte.

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

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The Master and Margarita (2005)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20
PlotDeath, Mystery

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.

KREMEN (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration03:16

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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.

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

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Глухарь (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:45

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Meteorite (2016)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia
PlotDeath, Investigation
PlaceRussia

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Ментовские войны (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration04:46
StyleAction

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Sparta (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:52
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSchool

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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..

The Wings of Empire (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
PlotLove, War
PlaceRussia

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

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The Pretender (2019)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia
Duration00:49
CharactersScammers, Police, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Relationship

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Contact (2019)
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Genrefantastic, detective
CountryRussia, Ukraine

The secret service conducts demolition work in the area of magnetic anomalies. Purely by accident, it turns out that three men are located in the explosion area: Vladimir Golenko, a criminal, Oleg Malinin, a photographer, and Benedict Tartakovsky, a failed writer. As a result of the explosion, a strange connection begins between those three: a photographer Malinin can read the criminal Golengo’s mind, even see the world around him with the criminal’s eyes, and the writer Tartakovsky can entirely control Golenko’s actions and communicate with Malinin remotely. Tartakovsky, having Golenko come into his full possession, decides to use him to revenge everybody who had ever stood on his way before.

Смотритель маяка (2019)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia

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

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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