Brigada (2002– )

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Series cast summary:
 Sasha Belov (15 episodes, 2002)
Dmitriy Dyuzhev ...
 Kosmos (15 episodes, 2002)
Pavel Maykov ...
 Pchela (15 episodes, 2002)
Vladimir Vdovichenkov ...
 Fil (15 episodes, 2002)
Ekaterina Guseva ...
 Olya (15 episodes, 2002)
Andrey Panin ...
 Detective (15 episodes, 2002)
Valentina Telichkina ...
 Sasha Belov's Mom (9 episodes, 2002)
Aleksey Kravchenko ...
 Vvedensky (9 episodes, 2002)
Aleksandr Vysokovskiy ...
 Maks (8 episodes, 2002)
Mariya Poroshina ...
 Toma / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
M. Buzankin
(7 episodes, 2002)


Brigada is a group of four friends, who grew up together and formed a most powerful gang in Moscow. Initially they made business together, but an unplanned murder transformed them into a gang. Now their lives are at risk and there is no way back. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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We are together since the first form, and for everything we do, we take responsibility together. We are The Brigade!


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23 September 2002 (Russia)  »

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Law of the Lawless  »

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The original soundtrack album of this title contains quotes from the final episode that reveal a major spoiler. See more »


At the very beginning of episode 15 Sasha reaches out to close the open eyes of his dead friend Bee. Bee, however, closes his eyes a fraction of a second before Sasha actually touches his face. See more »


Boy on a bicycle: Sasha Belov arrived gimme a ruble! Gimme a ruble!
Pchela: What? Come on.
Boy on a bicycle: A ruble!
Pchela: Here, for daddy, mommy and grandma. Get it.
Boy on a bicycle: You're such a sucker, Pchela!
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Referenced in Boy s tenyu (2005) See more »

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One of the best Russian series of all time
3 January 2006 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This movie is similar to the reality in Russia in the past and what is at present in my country - Bulgaria... It's about an enormous Russian mafia-empire built with the common effort of a young Russian mafioso called Sasha Belov and his BRIGADA (which means Brigade from Russian). The film is based on true story of a real criminal group and the film shows the whole history of 4 old friends helping each other from bad interests.

I think that most of the English-speaking viewers can't really understand some things, which are happening in the movie, but for me as a Bulgarian (my culture and the Russian culture are almost one and the same) everything from the mafia-thing in Russia is clear to me. There was a user of IMDb who said, that the subs were not very good. It's because there are jokes and phrases that aren't understandable to others except east-European countries. It's better to read something about the Russian mafia, before you watch the series , that will help you understand thе film better. For me this film is a blockbuster, in fact the nowadays American rubbish that we watch is 0 in compare to this unbelievable true story of Sasha Belov and his BRIGADA.

10 out of 10

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