The gangsters were played mostly by their real-life counterparts, and all performed their own stunts. Over the course of the series, a nightclub and casino were heavily damaged. Also during the series ten gang members were arrested and another was murdered by rivals. Local police showed opposition to the show and refused to play themselves, and questioned and investigated Dyomochka several times over the production of the show.
When the series finished production in 2003, it became a huge hit on local television, getting around 100% ratings. However, the show also divided viewers, and raised controversy if the mafia should be allowed to profit from their crimes in this way. Dymochka, however, has repeatedly insisted he has not made money from the show, and rather did it to show people the real side of organized crime.
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