Brighton Beach goodfellas

Friedman, Robert I.
January 1993
Vanity Fair;Jan93, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on organized crime, emigre-style. Post-Soviet wiseguys, who call Little Odessa their home, are smarter and more ruthless than the Mafia. Evsei Agron, his life-style and death; Marat Balagula, the new Godfather of the Russian Mob; Base in Brighton Beach; Expanding into the former Soviet Union; New York City Police Department (NYPD) and its attitude toward the Russian Mob; Brighton Beach, the Brooklyn emigre community; Details.


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