Sep 17 2008 By Ian Brandes (via Aftermath News)
THEY trade in everything from stolen art to nuclear technology and leave rivals riddled with bullets in the streets of Moscow.
Now the worst thugs in the Russian Mafia have blasted their way to the top of the global organised crime league.
Moscow’s Solntsevskaya Bratva, known as the Brotherhood, have just been named the worst criminal gang in the world in a major survey.
And the planet’s most famous mobsters, the “Five Families” of the New York Mafia, barely scrape into the top 10.