Best new Russian TV Shows in 2020 & 2019 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)


List of the latest Russian TV series in 2020 on tv and the best Russian TV series of 2019 & the 2010's. Top Russian TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now.

New Russian TV series in 2020

Top series up for release in 2020

Best Russian TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2020

2019, 2018, 2017 & the 2010's best rated Russian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
  • Soderzhanki

    CREATOR: Konstantin Bogomolov
    The city of Moscow is seen as a haven of glamor brimming with the rich and the passionate. It’s also a pressure cooker of danger. This is the harsh lesson that an art historian will learn when arriving in the city, dreaming of a wealthy life. As she’ll soon discover, Moscow is a city of intrigue and betrayal hidden beneath it’s beauty of silk, jewelry and sexy social gatherings. Dreams of a life of luxury are soon shattered when a mysterious event will turn life upside down in the most cruel ways. A stirring Russian drama of corruption and lust in the sexy world of the elite. Watch the trailer of Soderzhanki

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  • Chernobyl

    CREATOR: Craig Mazin
    CAST: Jessie Buckley, Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Adam Nagaitis
    A terrifying thriller miniseries made all the more horrifying for being based on a true catastrophe. Taking place in 1986, the limited series events detail the shocking scenario of the Chernobyl nuclear plant having a meltdown in the Soviet Union. Greater details and smaller stories are told of the meltdown and its aftermath in this stirring saga with an all-star ensemble that includes the likes of Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Sam Troughton, Robert Emms, and Emily Watson. Watch the trailer of Chernobyl

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  • The Dead Lake

    CAST: Yevgeni Tsyganov, Pavel Tabakov & Alexandra Rebenok
    Branded as an intriguing dose of Slavic Noir, The Dead Lake is a police procedural set in Moscow. The series follows a murder case within Northern Russia where an Oligarch's daughter has turned up dead. Assigned to the case is the experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy (Yevgeny Tsyganov). But he may not be ready for the dark secrets he unearths in this cold and somber crime drama that mixes in classic Russian folklore with stirring police drama. Watch the trailer of The Dead Lake

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  • Domashniy arest

    CREATOR: Semyon Slepakov
    CAST: Pavel Derevyanko, Алеся Подоляк & Алексей Устинов
    People claim it's the best Russian tv series since Brigada. It's not often we come across a successful comedy series from Russia - so that's why it deserves a place on the list. The series is about a Russian mayor who gets sentenced to house arrest after taking bribes and being generally corrupt. Watch the trailer of Domashniy arest

    RELEASE DATE: August 5th, 2020

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  • Zona

    CREATOR: Alex Andreev
    CAST: Ariadna Gil, Raúl Mérida, Roberto Álamo, Antonio Garrido
    Very little is known about this Russian project with appears to be some kind of post-apocalyptic sci-fi show, but the photo's and art work are stunning. We can't wait to find out more.

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    RELEASE DATE: January 15th, 2017

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  • Kukhnya

    CREATOR: Dmitriy Dyachenko
    CAST: Mark Bogatyryov, Elena Podkaminskaya
    A comedy series about the kitchen in the restaurant 'Claude Monet' in Moscow.

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    RATING: 89/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 22nd, 2012

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  • Vanga

    CREATOR: Sergei Borchukov
    CAST: Willow Hale, Roman Varshavsky, Mark Mandell, Milena Gardasevic
    A documentary series about the Bulgarian mystic Baba Vanga.

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    RATING: 81/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 18th, 2013

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  • Interny

    CREATOR: Maksim Pezhemsky
    CAST: Ivan Okhlobystin, Aleksandr Ilin & Ilya Glinnikov
    A comedy series about vour interns working in a hospital.

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    RATING: 77/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 29th, 2010

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  • Fizruk

    CREATOR: Sergey Sentsov, Fyodor Stukov
    CAST: Dmitriy Nagiev, Oksana Sidorenko, Andrey Kryzhniy, Ekaterina Melnik
    A security director is fired and gets a job as a high school sports teacher. He is willing to do everything to get his old job back.

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    RATING: 73/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 7th, 2014

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  • Posle nas

    CREATOR:
    CAST: Alina Romanova, Igor Cholak, Aleksandra Serebryakova, Valentin Vorobyov
    An action-packed Russian sci-fi show about a world that came after us, in which there are no more laws, and you have only yourself to count on for survival.

    Watch the trailer of Posle nas

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    RELEASE DATE: August 5th, 2020

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  • Law of the Lawless

    CREATOR:
    CAST: Sergei Bezrukov, Dmitriy Dyuzhev & Vladimir Vdovichenkov
    Law of the Lawless, aka Brigada, is a hugely popular Russian gangster show from 2002 about a group of four friends and the lawless enterprises. The show has very graphic scenes depicting violence, and has therefore received some mixed reviews. Many still consider it to be one of the best Russian shows of all time though.

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    RELEASE DATE: August 5th, 2020

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