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13th Mar '17 8:08:29 AM dmcreif
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* ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'' has the Ranskahov brothers, who operated as capos in Moscow and later moved to Hell's Kitchen, using a taxi company as their front. There's also their rival Prohaska, who also has a front taxi company until he's killed in an assassination arranged by Wilson Fisk. Vladimir and Anatoly are both the first of Hell's Kitchen's organized crime syndicate's targeted by Matt Murdock and the first to openly express discontent with Fisk's leadership.

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* ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'' has the Ranskahov brothers, Vladimir and Anatoly Ranskahov, who operated as capos in Moscow and later moved relocated to Hell's Kitchen, New York City, using a taxi company as their front. There's also their rival Prohaska, who also has a front taxi company until he's killed in an assassination arranged by Wilson Fisk. Vladimir and Anatoly are both the first of Hell's Kitchen's organized crime syndicate's syndicate targeted by Matt Murdock and the first to openly express discontent with Fisk's leadership.leadership. [[OffWithHisHead Which doesn't end well for Anatoly]] [[DisproportionateRetribution or Vladimir]].
5th Mar '17 1:17:47 AM reub2000
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* ''{{Series/Arrow}}'' gives us the Bratva. The third episode reveals that Ollie somehow has the rank of ''captain'' (tattoos and all). As revealed in "Vertigo", he apparently saved the life of Anatoli Knyazev (who in the DCU is the [=KGBeast=]).

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* ''{{Series/Arrow}}'' gives us the Bratva. The third episode reveals that Ollie somehow has the rank of ''captain'' (tattoos and all). As revealed in "Vertigo", he apparently saved the life of Anatoli Knyazev (who in the DCU is the [=KGBeast=]). Flashbacks in season 5 show how Oliver became involved with the Bratva.
1st Mar '17 3:20:14 PM Dravencour
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* Ivan Checkov and the Russian mob dudes from ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''.

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* Ivan Checkov and the Russian mob dudes from ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''. They're led by Yuri Petrova, who gets offed along with his underbosses when the Saints drop in on them at Copley Plaza.



* The 1988 Creator/WalterHill film ''Film/RedHeat''.

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* The 1988 Creator/WalterHill film ''Film/RedHeat''.''Film/RedHeat'' has Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger and Creator/JamesBelushi taking on a Russian mobster who escaped the Soviet Union and came to America.



%%* ''Film/{{Brother}}''

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%%* ''Film/{{Brother}}''* ''Film/{{Brother}}'' is a Russian crime film about a young man who is seeking his brother, who has become a hitman under Russian mob boss "Roundhead".
25th Feb '17 5:40:33 PM Odacon_Spy
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** The Dvali crime family plays a prominent role in ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'', and while the organization is [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang ethnically Georgian]], it has more than a few Russian members and and is similar enough to embody most tropes.

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** The Dvali crime family plays a prominent role in ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'', and while the organization is [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang ethnically Georgian]], it has more than a few Russian members and and is similar enough in appearance and operation to embody most tropes.count as this.



* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2'', depicted as typical tracksuit wearing ''gopniki''.

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* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2'', depicted as typical stereotypical tracksuit wearing ''gopniki''.
17th Feb '17 11:50:31 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* In the travelogue ''Series/LongWayRound'', featuring Ewan [=McGregor=] and Charley Boorman, the two stars stay at the mansion of a friendly Russian man who says he's in the "washing machine business." Ewan [=McGregor=] notes with increasing unease that their host seems to know an awful lot of very large men, and has a surprisingly comprehensive personal arsenal.

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* In the travelogue ''Series/LongWayRound'', featuring Ewan [=McGregor=] and Charley Boorman, the two stars stay at the mansion of a friendly Russian man who says he's in the "washing machine business." Ewan [=McGregor=] notes with increasing unease that their host seems to know have an awful lot of very large men, physically imposing houseguests and has a surprisingly comprehensive personal arsenal.
22nd Jan '17 1:35:08 PM Odacon_Spy
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* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2''. They are depicted as typical tracksuit wearing ''bratki'' obfuscating themselves within San Francisco's Jewish population.

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* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2''. They are ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2'', depicted as typical tracksuit wearing ''bratki'' obfuscating themselves within San Francisco's Jewish population.''gopniki''.
22nd Jan '17 1:33:03 PM Odacon_Spy
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** They feature a fairly prominent role in the story of ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'' in the form of the ethnically Georgian Dvali crime family.

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** They feature The Dvali crime family plays a fairly prominent role in ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'', and while the story of ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'' in the form of the organization is [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang ethnically Georgian Dvali crime family.Georgian]], it has more than a few Russian members and and is similar enough to embody most tropes.
21st Jan '17 10:34:29 PM Odacon_Spy
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** They feature a fairly prominent role in the story of ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'' in the form of the Russo-Georgian Dvali crime family.

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** They feature a fairly prominent role in the story of ''VideoGame/DeusExMankindDivided'' in the form of the Russo-Georgian ethnically Georgian Dvali crime family.
21st Jan '17 8:03:57 PM Odacon_Spy
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* The Brooklyn-based mob in ''Film/LittleOdessa'' that has the protagonist working for it as a hitman.
** except they aren't Russian, they are Ukrainian. (You know that place Russia recently invaded.)

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* The Brooklyn-based Ukrainian mob in ''Film/LittleOdessa'' that has the protagonist working for it as a hitman.
** except they aren't Russian, they are Ukrainian. (You know that place Russia recently invaded.)
hitman.



* The main antagonists of ''Film/SkinTrade''are Serbian, but they live and base their human trafficking ring in Russia.

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* The main antagonists of ''Film/SkinTrade''are ''Film/SkinTrade'' are Serbian, but they live and base their human trafficking ring in Russia.
21st Jan '17 7:58:27 PM Odacon_Spy
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** ''DeusExTheFall'': Russian bureaucrat Mikhail Kontarsky hires the Bratva as his personal bodyguards in the prologue. Unfortunately for Kontarsky, they aren't really a match for [[QuirkyMinibossSquad The Tyrants]].

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** ''DeusExTheFall'': Russian bureaucrat Mikhail Kontarsky hires the Bratva as his personal bodyguards in the prologue.prologue mission. Unfortunately for Kontarsky, they aren't really a match for [[QuirkyMinibossSquad The Tyrants]].



* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2''.

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* The Bratva is one of the street gangs in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2''. They are depicted as typical tracksuit wearing ''bratki'' obfuscating themselves within San Francisco's Jewish population.
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