Russia charges man with murder after lover’s severed arms found in bag

Russian historian and professor Oleg Sokolov, who is accused of murdering his girl friend and former student, is escorted inside a court building in Saint Petersburg, Russia November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Monday charged a distinguished historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes with the murder of his partner after he was found in a river with a rucksack containing her severed arms. Oleg Sokolov, a 63-year-old history professor at St Petersburg State University confessed in court on Monday to […]

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