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03-11-1990

Despite 350-man surveillance the Rostov Ripper kills again

One of the factors in Andrei Chikatilo’s favour was that Soviet Union official policy was to deny the existence of serial killers. But if the public weren’t informed, and remained vulnerable, his MO of eye mutilation alerted authorities and a seven year massive manhunt followed. Realising he was stalking railway stations, a huge uniformed presence was placed at some, and undercover flooded the others. But when Viktor Tishchenko went to pick up some railway tickets, he became the latest victim...Read the full Andrei Chikatilo Crime File