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Andrei Chikatilo

A Russian serial killer who was active between 1978 and 1990 when he was caught after having killed at least 52 children and adolescents. He was sentenced to death in 1992 and executed in 1994.
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Based on the real life case of Andrei Chikatilo, the so-called Butcher of Rostov, who was sentenced to death for 52 murders, Child 44 is a slow burn that gets bogged down in exposition.
The story is loosely based on the real-life crimes of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo - dubbed the Red Ripper, or Butcher of Rostov, who was convicted of and executed for 52 murders.
The story is loosely based on the real-life crimes of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo - dubbed the Red Ripper, or Butcher of Rostov - but the plot also raises issues about the state apparatus, nepotism and mental hospitals in that secretive and restrictive society.
The study, conducted by Mikhail Simkin and Vwani Roychowdhury, electrical engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, modelled the behaviour of Andrei Chikatilo, a gruesome murderer who took the lives of 53 people in Rostov, Russia between 1978 and 1990.
Kubanychbek Bakiev recalled Almazbek Atambaev's statement made by him during the press conference on April 12 in Bishkek: "The last name Bakiev in Kyrgyzstan has become like the last name Chikatilo [last name of the maniac] in Ukraine".
Set in 1950s' Russia, this detective story follows the investigation into a series of brutal murders, and is partly based on the real-life child killer Andrei Chikatilo, who did away with the murder of over 60 girls and boys during the 1980s.
Andrei Chikatilo stabbed his victims, young women, girls and boys, probably more that 52 of them, slowly to death, relishing their anguish.
Investigators said Pichushkin aimed to claim more victims than infamous Soviet-era serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, who was convicted in 1992 of murdering 52 people.
Before the Pichushkin case, Russia's most notorious serial killer in recent times was Andrei Chikatilo.
6) These TV-movies include The Deadly Tower (Jameson 1975) about Charles Whitman, Helter Skelter (Gries 1976) about the Manson Family, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (Graham 1980) about Jim Jones, The Executioner's Song (Shiller 1982) about Gary Gilmore, Out of the Darkness (Taylor 1985) about "The Son of Sam" killer David Berkowitz, The Deliberate Stranger (Chomsky 1986) about Ted Bundy, The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (Gethers 1988) about Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (Green 1989) about Richard Ramirez, To Catch a Killer (Till 1992) about John Wayne Gacy, Murder in the Heartland (Markowitz 1993) about Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate, and Citizen X (Gerolmo 1995) about the Russian killer, Andrei Chikatilo.
As the Rostov police spent 13 years searching for Andrei Chikatilo, the "Rostov Ripper" who murdered 56 people, Bukhanovsky reexamined the evidence early on and claimed that the murderer was a middle-aged, educated man with sexual problems.