The Killer Department

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The Killer Department: Detective Viktor Burakov's Eight-Year Hunt for the Most Savage Serial Killer in Russian History is a non-fiction book detailing the manhunt, capture and subsequent conviction of Russian serial killer Andrei Chikatilo. Written by Robert Cullen (at the time a foreign reporter covering issues relating to the Soviet Union and Russia for The New Yorker magazine), the book was released in 1993.[1]

The Killer Department was made into a feature film titled Citizen X in 1995.

Overview[edit]

The hardcover overview from amazon.com says: "obsessed with finding the killer, faced formidable odds-among them the maze of the Soviet system".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cullen, Robert (1993). The Killer Department: Detective Viktor Burakov's Eight-Year Hunt for the Most Savage Serial Killer in Russian History (First ed.). Pantheon. ISBN 0-679-42276-5.
  2. ^ "Overview: The Killer Department: Detective Viktor Burakov's Eight-Year Hunt for the Most Savage Serial Killer in Russian History". Amazon.com. 1993.

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