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Russian Mafia

Criminal Godfathers and Dirty Birds

Nadya Tolokonnikova | Posted 02.03.2017 | World
Nadya Tolokonnikova

There are criminal godfathers sitting on the top of prosecution pyramids who have committed crimes more virulent than 90% of those serving their time in prisons now.

Russian Mafia Tombstones Are Just As Outrageous As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The 1990s was a decade of excess for Russia, as a select group of citizens close to the government enjoyed the spoils of a newly privatized economic s...

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SCANDAL: Ex-Weatherman Allegedly Conned Out Of $43,000 By Sexy Bar Girls

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Crime

One former Philadelphia weatherman could never have forecast what would happen on his Florida vacation. John Bolaris claims that when he traveled t...

'River Monsters': A Nearly Extinct Monster And The Mafia In Russia

Posted 05.07.2012 | TV

Fans of Kaluga caviar had to think twice about their favored delicacy after watching the latest episode of "River Monsters" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Anima...

Russian Mafia Crackdown Across Europe Arrests 69 Alleged Gangsters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Europe-wide crackdown on alleged mobsters from the former Soviet Union continued Monday, with arrests now totaling at least 69. The suspects are acc...

Mighty Movie Podcast: A Brisk Trade in Paul Giamatti: Sophie Barthes on Cold Souls

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barthes was willing to give us some insight into her definition of soul and what it's like dealing with actors raised in the land of Stanislavski.

Iceland's Independent People: It's Time to Clean House

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Any doubts as to whether Iceland's elite has declared war on its people were dispelled this weekend.