Russian TV series detective stories

List of the best Russian series of detective stories selected by visitors to our site: Detective Anna, Whirpool, Wolf Trap, The Dead Lake, Aleks Ljutyj, Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles, The Ciphers, The Pretender, The Method, 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.

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.

Wolf Trap (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia

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.

The Dead Lake (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:16

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

Aleks Ljutyj (2020)
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Genredetective, history
CountryRussia

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

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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.

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.

The Method (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, 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.

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

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

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

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Sparta (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:52

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

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The Master and Margarita (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration08:20

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.

Inspector Marlen (2021)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia

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Lancet (2019)
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Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryRussia
Duration00:50

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Смотритель маяка (2019)
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Genredetective
CountryRussia

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A Good Man (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRussia

The series is inspired by the real story of the Angarsk Maniac. A young metropolitan detective, Zhenya (Yulia Snigir, Young Pope), arrives in a small town in the search of a serial killer. The majority of the towns' population do not welcome outsiders, and local authorities deny a maniac is on the loose and refuse to assist Zhenya. However, Zhenya finds one person willing to help, Ivan Krutikhin, a detective and a serial killer.




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