Andrei Chikatilo

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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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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".The General said such comparison is incorrect towards with other citizens having the same last name Bakiev, but who have no kinship with Kurmanbek Bakiev.In case Almazbek Atambaev does not bring apologies in public, the General and other Bakievs intend to sue him.The General said that his "last name is sacred" for him and there are many other Bakievs in the country who bring benefit for the state, including artist Tamara Bakieva, customs officer Zamir Bakiev and others."Why he [Atambaev] says all Bakievs are Chikatillo?" interrogated Kubanychbek Bakiev.
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.
There are, too, imputations of sexual impotence (Christie) of the ability to achieve sexual excitation only during the frenzy of killing (Chikatilo, the Rostov Ripper, 1992), or to have satisfactory sexual relations solely with a corpse (Nilsen and Dahmer).
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.
The media notoriety of multiples such as Ed Gein, John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, Dennis Nilsen, Peter Southcliffe, Andrei Chikatilo or Jeffrey Dahmer turned the figure of the serial killer into "one of the superstars of our wound culture" (Seltzer 1998: 2), and the lives and atrocities committed by serial killers inspired the creation of fictional villainous murderers such as Thomas Harris' Hannibal Lecter and Jame Gumb--both based on Ed Gein--or Poppy Z.
En los capitulos IX, Nuevos Asesinatos en el Valle del Cauca y Quindio, y X, Paralelos de Asesinos en Serie, se evidencia que en Colombia existen otros asesinos senales contemporaneos como Manuel Octavio Bermudez (el asesino de los canaduzales) y otros sin identificar con caracteristicas similares en psicologia, rituales y resultados, pero ademas se hace una comparacion de estos dos asesinos con el homicida serial ruso Andrei Chikatilo con sorprendentes similitudes.
BREAKOUT PROJECT: "Citizen X," an HBO-produced biopic about Russian serial killer Andrei Chikatilo. "It made me a producer instead of trying to be a producer."