Russian mafia abroad
Organized criminals from CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, including those from Russia, quickly gained international distinction under the name of «red» or «Russian» mafia. It already competes head-to-head with criminal world of other countries and is successfully trying to cooperate with international mafia.
‘Killer frogmen case’. Australia offers reward for information on murder of KGB colonel – ‘boss of Russian mafia’
After the murder of former KGB colonel Gennadi Bernovski committed in 2000 in keeping with the best traditions of spy thrillers, the Australian media started actively discussing the invasion of ‘Russian mafia’ on the continent – according to the investigation, both the victim and suspects had direct ties with it. The CrimeRussia was figuring out why has the Australian police resumed the investigation of this unsolved murder and offered $250 thousand for information about its masterminds?
FATIL Project. Germany links together Armenian ambassador, thieves-in-law, Italian mafia, and Hells Angels
Results of a journalistic investigation carried out by Der Spiegel and MDR TV Channel implying that high-ranked Armenian diplomats ‘patronize’ ‘Armenian mafia’ operating in Germany under the leadership of thieves-in-law compromised the reputation of the local Armenian diaspora, sparked lawsuits, and caused diplomatic tensions between the two countries. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what ties can exist between the Armenian organized crime, biker gangs, and Calabria-based 'Ndrangheta.