The CW’s Arrow continues season five with episode 12 titled ‘Bratva.’ Airing on February 8, 2017, ‘Bratva’ finds #TeamArrow heading to Russia. Directed by Ben Bray, ‘Bratva’ was written by Oscar Balderrama and Emilio Ortega Aldrich.
The cast of season six includes Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/The Green Arrow, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog, Joe Dinicol as Rory Regan/Ragman, Madison McLaughlin as Evelyn Sharp/Artemis, Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance, and Willa Holland as Thea.
The ‘Bratva’ Plot: OLIVER RETURNS TO RUSSIA — A mission takes Oliver (Amell), Felicity (Rickards) and team to Russia where they meet up with Oliver’s old friend, Anatoly (guest star David Nykl). Meanwhile, fresh out of rehab, Lance (Blackthorne) returns to the mayor’s office ready to get back to work. However, when Susan (guest star Carly Pope) asks for an interview with Lance to discuss his addiction, he balks and it’s up to Rene (Gonzalez) to help keep things on track.