Alex believes Vadim is still a threat despite Semiyon's fortunes continuing to rise - until he is arrested in Tel Aviv. This new development disrupts Alex and Rebecca's engagement celebrations, forcing Alex to fly out to Israel and try to resolve the crisis. However, Semiyon's plight presents a despairing Lyudmilla with fresh hope, and she seeks to use this opportunity to regain her freedom. Masha confesses her secret to Katya, while Rebecca grows closer to Antonio while her fiance is out of the country.