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BORN TO KILL IN THE USSR

True stories of Soviet serial killers by Robert Kalman

Burtsev

Roman Vladimirovich Burtsev - a child killer, serving his life term.

Irtyshov

Kuznetsov

Mukhankin

Distraught and in custody (left) and carefree, younger Irtyshov (right)

Oleg Vladimirovich Kuznetsov - a rapist and murderer who wreaked havoc near Moscow and in Kiev.

The list of judges in their court decision from December 1996, sentencing Mukhankin to death.

Nikolaev

Nikolaev’s oven with human remains.

Nikolaev’s bathroom: the bathtub was still covered in blood when he was arrested.

Onoprienko

Semyonov

Spesivtsev

Anatoliy Onoprienko . the Ukrainian Terminator, responsible for doyens of murders.

Yuriy Vladimirovich Semyonov, a Hannibal Lecter’s fan

Spesivtsev (left) and his mother (above) during interrogation.

Tsyuman

Spesivtsev’s last victim, 15-year-old Olya, making a statement to militsia before dying the next day.

Two bones sticking out of a bucket, found in Nikolaev’s apartment.

Olya’s friend in the tub of the horror apartment

Crime scenes: the black stockings signature

Tsyuman young (above) and after arrest (below)

Lef to right: Marina, Ira, Anya - Tsyuman’s victims

Banya, where Ira was found (right)

Sources of all above materials: MVD of the USSR, MVD of the Russian Federation

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