The Russian Mob, also known as the Russian Mafia, is a Russian criminal organization based in various countries, and made of by many Russian criminals, and sometimes by other Soviet-countries criminials. The New York City chapter of the Russian Mob was led by the Russian arms dealer Vladimir Lem between the 1990s until 2003.
Not much is known about the Russian Mafia's history in New York prior to the events of winter of 2001. At some point prior to 2001 (possibly during the early 1990s), Vladimir Lem joined the gang and eventually became its leader by 2001. Around this time, the gang begun a bloody, massive gang war with Angelo Punchinello's Italian crime family.
Known members and associates
- Vladimir "Vlad" Lem - Leader. (?-2003)
- Mike "The Cowboy" - Soldier (possibly lieutenant). (2000s-2003)
- Boris Dime - former soldier and arms dealer. (?-2001)