Cracking the Myths: Gangsters

Moscow. The very word instils fear in the hearts of tourists and travelling businessmen throughout the west. The stereotype is that it’s dangerous to walk along Moscow streets without bodyguards, that every minute a robbery or murder happens, that the Mafia has got control over every corner of the city. Mark Ames, the presenter of the new series Cracking the Myths overcomes his fear and investigates if the Russia’s capital is really so frightening.