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Russian authorities accuse historian in death of student


Rescuers examine the bottom of the Moika River where were the remains of a student allegedly killed by Oleg Sokolov found in St. Petersburg, Russia Sunday. Photo by Anatoly Maltsev/EPA-EFE

Rescuers examine the bottom of the Moika River where were the remains of a student allegedly killed by Oleg Sokolov found in St. Petersburg, Russia Sunday. Photo by Anatoly Maltsev/EPA-EFE

Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A Russian historian and university lecturer has allegedly confessed to the death of a former student after being rescued from the Moika River in St. Petersburg Saturday.

Oleg Sokolov, a prominent historian at St. Petersburg ...


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