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A Russian professor was pulled from a river. Police said a woman's arms were found in his rucksack


Oleg Sokolov, center, taking part in a re-enactment of the 1812 battle between Napoleon's army and Russian troops in 2005.

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 country.

Investigators opened a criminal case after the man was pulled out of the Moika River, a waterway in the heart of the historic city, early Saturday morning.

The Investigative Committee, Russia's top law-enforcement agency, said in a statement that a pair of severed arms ...


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