Russia has accused the BBC of spreading clichés in a new series about the Russian mafia

Russia has accused the BBC of spreading clichés in a new series about the Russian mafia

Embassy of the Russian Federation in great Britain have criticized television for the BBC for the proliferation of clichés and propaganda in the new Anglo-American television series «Mcmafia» about the criminal organization created by the Russians in London.

New mini series, first broadcast which took place at Christmas, shows the life of an educated businessman who is forced to infiltrate the underworld of the UK. Everything that happens revolves around drug trafficking, money laundering and contract killing, and on the screen you can see the «traditional» elements of almost every film about the Russian – borsch, vodka and black caviar.

Russia has accused the BBC of spreading clichés in a new series about the Russian mafia

On the page in Twitter of the Russian Embassy said that the drama «shows Britain as a Playground for Russian gangsters». In the social network created the survey in which subscribers were invited to guess how many, in their opinion, the Russians is now in British prisons.

Most were right – up to 10 people, that is, according to the Embassy, it’s less than prisoners from Portugal, Lithuania and Poland.

«It is good that our members do not believe the cliche which distributes BBC», — said the press service of the Embassy on Twitter.

The series also criticized the organization’s «British lawyers for Israel». Her representatives said that the show «unreasonably offends Israeli businessmen» and «makes references that are not mentioned in the original book,» the basis for the series.

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