Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters
Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters
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Russian historian Oleg Sokolov gets 12.5 years in jail for dismembering student lover

  • The 64-year-old shot Anastasia Yeshchenko four times with a rifle last year before dismembering her and dumping the body parts in a river
  • Sokolov is an expert on Napoleon Bonaparte and was awarded the Legion of Honour order of merit by France

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Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters
Russian historian Oleg Sokolov. Photo: Reuters
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