The Russian underworld is the stuff of legend. It’s gritty, secretive, and above all, deadly.
There is a constant battle throughout Russia in keeping the mob in check. While they have their hands in many government and business dealings, no one can afford to be seen by the public as someone who is controlled by organized crime.
The first half of this video shows incredible footage of ruthless Russian mob hits. Some genuinely look like scenes from a movie.
The second half shows Russian special forces cracking down in a major way. Take a peek and this insane video:
Why is the mob more influential in Russia than the U.S.? Sound off in the comments below!