Spetsnaz (miniseries)

Spetsnaz (miniseries)

The Spetsnaz miniseries began showing on Russian television in 2002 directed by Andrei Malyukov


The series is set mostly in Russia and follows the adventures of four members of the GRU spetsnaz (judging by uniforms worn by the characters). The locations also switch frequently and have also included Chechnya, Afghanistan, Dagestan, and Kosovo. Through the course of the series, the characters have done everything from rescuing shot-down pilots in Chechnya to rescuing the passengers and crew of a hijacked Aeroflot plane landed in Afghanistan


The following are recurring characters in the show
*Aleksandr Baluyev - Major Platov, the hardened veteran unit commander
*Aleksei Kravchenko - Captain 'Doc' Vyazemsky
*Vladislav Galkin - Senior Lieutenant 'Yakut' Urmanov
*Igor Lifanov - Sergeant Khrustalyov AKA 'Krust'

External links

* [http://www.specnaztv.narod.ru/ - official website (Russian)]
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0465869/ - Series page at the internet movie database]

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