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Moscow. central district

Company :  OOO "NTV PROFIT"
Year :  2003
Duration :  47-52 min
Total number of releases :  12
Script by :  Alexei Zernov, Ivan Popov, in association with Vitaly Moskalenko
Stage Director :  Vladimir Schegolkov
Producer :  Yevgeny Gindilis
General Producer :  Igor Tolstunov
Starring :  Vladimir Menshov, Sergey Gorobchenko, Alexei Kolgan, Amadu Mamadakov, Mikhail Beskorovainy, Tatyana Arntgolts, Lev Durov and others
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Moscow. Central Circuit is an attention-grabbing action series each episode of which is an investigation of a particular crime.

Lieutenant Repeinikov, a recent graduate of the Interior Ministry’s Academy and a grandson of the renowned police colonel, is packing things to leave for Lyons to serve for the Interpol agency. After a while, however, another officer is seconded to go to France, while the main character of the series, a smart, gifted and ambitious detective, joins an ordinary criminal investigation department in Moscow’s central circuit.

Repeinikov is assigned to a department led by major Bragin, a detective to the very marrow of his bones and a cop of the older generation. Yet, major Bragin is unwilling to let a greenhorn lieutenant join his unit, despite Repeinikov’s legendary grandfather and “the order from above.” The major constantly points out at the inexperience of his new subordinate and assigns unimportant tasks to him.

Repeinikov, a smart, gifted and ambitious detective and also and advanced young man, feels uncomfortable about such a start of his career. Detectives have to deal with cases of different scopes, ranging from an apparent contract killing of a Chinese businessman to a search for a runaway bride and to a theft of the valuable relic from the Masonic lodge.

Little by little, Repeinikov develops a liking to his department and its tough chief, and to his job as well. Ironically, despite continuous differences between the younger and the longer serving detectives and the disparity of views, both Bragin and Repeinikov develop a professional human need in each other.

Eventually, when the young lieutenant receives an offer from the Interpol headquarters, he rejects it and chooses the service in Moscow’s Central Circuit, in major Bragin’s criminal investigation department.