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Petrovka, 38 (1980)
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Petrovka, 38 (1980)
Original name: Петровка, 38
Genre: Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Kostenko is trying to find a group of criminals responsible for killing a policeman.
Plot: police station, criminal, military uniform, uniform, policeman uniform

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Start Liquidation (1984)
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Station (2001)
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