MOSCOW — Oleg Sokolov, a Russian historian who made a career studying and impersonating Napoleon Bonaparte, liked to be called “Sire.” He also had a long history of seducing and being violent toward female
A renowned Russian historian has admitted to killing a former student, after he was pulled from a river by police and found with a backpack containing two arms. Oleg Sokolov, a specialist on Napoleon,
A prominent Russian historian has allegedly confessed to killing a former student after authorities found a pair of severed arms in his backpack while rescuing him from the Moika River in St. Petersburg.
Oleg Sokolov reportedly confessed to the murder of former student Anastasia Yeshenko after her body was found in his St Petersburg apartment. A prominent Russian historian has confessed to murdering his
Moscow (CNN) — 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 Investigators
A prominent Napoleon expert in Russia -- who was spotted Saturday with a backpack that contained the remains of his young lover -- has confessed to murdering her, according to reports. Oleg Sokolov, a
Russia’s greatest Napoleonic reenactor was found drunk in a river with the severed arms of his lover in his backpack
The 63-year-old Sokolov is an assistant professor of history and one of Russia’s most prominent scholarly reenactors of the Napoleonic wars. The arms in the backpack are thought to be those of one of students,