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World A Russian professor was pulled from a river. Police said a woman's arms were found in his rucksack

18:25  10 november  2019
18:25  10 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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A well-known Russian historian has confessed to murdering his partner, his lawyer says , after he was found in a river with a backpack containing a woman ' s arms . Oleg Sokolov, 63, was drunk and fell into the river as he tried to dispose of body parts, Russian media said . Police then found the decapitated body of Anastasia Yeshchenko, 24, at his home in the city of St Petersburg. Prof Sokolov is a Napoleon expert who has received France's Légion d'Honneur. "He has admitted his guilt," his lawyer, Alexander Pochuyev, told AFP news agency, adding that the historian regretted what he had

The celebrity academic was pulled out of Moika River , in the heart of the historic city, over the weekend. A backpack he was carrying contained a pair of severed arms and a nonlethal handgun. Law enforcement officials told the Russian state news agency RIA-Novosti that Yeshchenko' s dismembered body was found in Sokolov' s apartment. The victim was 24, according to the news agency. In court on Monday, Sokolov told the judge, "I repent deeply," according to local media news outlet fontanka.ru. Read More.

Russian law enforcement agencies are questioning a prominent historian over the death of a former student in the city of St. Petersburg, in a case that has grabbed headlines across the country.

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Oleg Sokolov was pulled from Moyka River , St Petersburg, on Saturday morning. The young woman was identified as one of his students Anastasia Yeschenko. Her body, decapitated head and a saw covered in blood were found at his flat. Multiple reports say the academic is in detention in hospital suffering from hypothermia. He was dragged from the icy Moyka River in St Petersburg in the early hours of Saturday morning. In his backpack were two female arms severed at the elbow and a gun.

A well-known history professor pulled from a river with a backpack containing severed arms has been detained by police in the Russian city of St Petersburg. Oleg Sokolov, who works at St Petersburg State University, was arrested on suspicion of killing a female student after he was Lawyer Alexander Pochuev said Sokolov, an expert in French revolutionary military history, had signed a statement of guilt, according to reports. He was hospitalised with hypothermia on Saturday but taken to a police station for questioning on Sunday. Reports said Sokolov had been given France’ s Legion

Investigators opened a criminal case after the man was pulled out of the Moika River, a waterway in the heart of the historic city, early Saturday morning.

The Investigative Committee, Russia's top law-enforcement agency, said in a statement that a pair of severed arms and a nonlethal handgun were discovered in a backpack the man was carrying, and that he had been detained as a suspect.

The suspect in the case is an academic celebrity. Russian state news agencies identified him as Oleg Sokolov, a professor at St. Petersburg State University. He is currently being treated for hypothermia in hospital.

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An inebriated Russian professor has admitted to murdering his lover after he was caught in a river with a backpack containing a woman ' s arms . Professor Sokolov, a Napoleon expert at St Petersburg State University who has received France's Légion d'Honneur, has now admitted his guilt and regrets what he has done, his lawyer Alexander Pochuyev told AFP. He reportedly told police that he killed Ms Yeshchenko during an argument and then sawed off her head, arms and legs.

Police later found the body of his student in his apartment, Russian news reports said . MOSCOW – Police in the Russian city of St. Petersburg plan to interrogate a prominent professor who has been detained on suspicion of killing a female student after he was pulled from a frigid river with a backpack containing severed arms . Oleg Sokolov, a history professor at St. Petersburg State University who is an expert in French revolutionary military history, was found Saturday in the Moika River with the rucksack .

According to his university biography, Sokolov is a specialist in the military history of France and a professor at the university's Department of Modern and Contemporary History.

Law enforcement officials told the Russian state news agency RIA-Novosti that the dismembered body of the victim, Anastasia Yeshchenko, a former student of the professor, was found in Sokolov's apartment.

Yeshchenko came from the southern Russian city of Krasnodar to study in St. Petersburg and had continued to work with Sokolov as a researcher, according to the state news agency TASS. It added that law enforcement officials were also looking into media reports that Sokolov beat some of his students.

TASS said that reports that Sokolov had confessed to the murder were inaccurate, citing the St. Petersburg branch of the Investigative Committee.

Russian state news agencies reported that divers searching the Moika River as part of the investigation had discovered the remains of another person in a bag.

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A prominent Russian history professor , Oleg Sokolov, has confessed to murdering a young lover after he was found in a river with a backpack containing a woman ' s arms . But his plans were foiled when he fell into the Moyka River on Saturday morning while allegedly attempting to dispose of her body parts. Sokolov was hauled from the freezing water after being seen splashing about in the river . That was when the severed arms were found in his backpack, along with a gun that fires rubber bullets.

AKIPRESS.COM - A well-known Russian historian has confessed to murdering his lover - a former student - his lawyer says , after he was found in a river with a backpack containing a woman ' s arms . Oleg Sokolov, 63, was drunk and fell into the river as he tried to dispose of body parts, local media said . Police then found the decapitated body of Anastasia Yeshchenko, 24, at his home. Prof Sokolov is a Napoleon expert who has received France's Légion d'Honneur. "He has admitted his guilt," his lawyer Alexander Pochuyev told AFP, adding that he regretted what he had done and was now

TASS said the human remains belonged to another person, presumed to be a man, and that police were working to establish the identity of that person. It is unclear if the discovery is related to the death of Yeshchenko.

Sokolov has authored a series of monographs on Napoleon Bonaparte and the Napoleonic wars, according to the St. Petersburg State University history department's website.

In June 2003, then-French President Jacques Chirac signed a decree awarding Sokolov the Order of Legion d'Honneur, France's highest decoration, for his studies and enormous contribution to popularization of the history of France and its army, his university biography states.

A historical re-enactor, Sokolov has often appeared in uniforms of the Napoleonic era, and has worked as a consultant on historical reproductions for film and TV.

Sokolov was also member of the French-based Institute of Social Science, Economic and Politics (ISSEP), an academic institution founded by Marion Maréchal, the niece of Marine le Pen, France's far-right National Rally party leader.

The institution announced Saturday that it had stripped Sokolov of his position on its scientific committee.

"We learn with horror from the press the atrocious crime allegedly committed by Oleg Sokolov," it said in a statement.

"As professor of modern history at the University of Saint Petersburg ... awarded the French Légion d'Honneur, we would never have imagined that he could have committed this horrible act.

"We are stripping him immediately of his position as a member of the scientific committee and we send all our condolences and support to the family of the victim."

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