Academy maniacs

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Artyom Alexandrovich Anoufriev (born October 4, 1992) and Nikita Vakhtangovich Lytkin (born March 24, 1993) are two serial killers from Irkutsk, Russia, known as the "Academy Maniacs" and the "Irkutsk Molotochniki".wikipedia
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On 5 April 2011, two Russian youths, Artyom Anoufriev (born 1992) and Nikita Lytkin (born 1993), known as the Academy maniacs were arrested in connection with six murders and attacks on residents in Akademgorodok in Irkutsk.

Blood Magic Gang

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They were interested in the so-called "Dnepropetrovsk maniacs" Viktor Sayenko and Igor Suprunyuk, as well as the Irkutsk "Blood Magic Gang", whose sentence was delivered on March 1, 2010.
Artyom Anoufriev and Nikita Lytkin, who committed 6 murders and a series of attacks in the Irkutsk's Academgorodok region during the period from December 2010 to April 2011, showed interest in the activities of the Blood Magic Gang.

Serial killer

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Artyom Alexandrovich Anoufriev (born October 4, 1992) and Nikita Vakhtangovich Lytkin (born March 24, 1993) are two serial killers from Irkutsk, Russia, known as the "Academy Maniacs" and the "Irkutsk Molotochniki".

Supreme Court of Russia

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On October 3, 2013, the Supreme Court of Russia approved Anoufriev's life sentence, while Lytkin's sentence was reduced to 20 years imprisonment.

Armenia

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At the trial, Artyom's mother said that he had been beaten once by a group of Armenians, and a criminal case was opened, but nobody was charged.

Ruble

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The Anoufriev family was transferred a sum amounting of 50 thousand rubles as compensation for non-pecuniary damage, but according to his mother, Artyom became very unbalanced after this incident.

Uglich Hydroelectric Station

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His great-grandparents were hydraulic builders, and participated in the construction of the Uglich and Irkutsk hydropower stations, while his mother Marina worked as an employee at a shoe store.

Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station

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His great-grandparents were hydraulic builders, and participated in the construction of the Uglich and Irkutsk hydropower stations, while his mother Marina worked as an employee at a shoe store.

Ossetians

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His father, an Ossetian by nationality, left the family in Lytkin's early childhood.

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The unsociation of the teenager resulted in his classmates bullying him; Lysenko said at the trial that there would be no conflict if Lytkin had learned to fight back, but instead he answered "die for nothing", because of which for 5 years Lytkin's school name was "Jimbo" (referring to the character Jimbo Jones from the American animated series The Simpsons, a grim and cruel teenager).

The Simpsons

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The unsociation of the teenager resulted in his classmates bullying him; Lysenko said at the trial that there would be no conflict if Lytkin had learned to fight back, but instead he answered "die for nothing", because of which for 5 years Lytkin's school name was "Jimbo" (referring to the character Jimbo Jones from the American animated series The Simpsons, a grim and cruel teenager).

Punk subculture

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The band was originally called "Evil Dwarfs" and played punk music.

Noise music

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Soon after, the duo created a new group called "Dismembered PugachOva", performing in Noise music and mathcore.

Mathcore

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Soon after, the duo created a new group called "Dismembered PugachOva", performing in Noise music and mathcore.

Kickboxing

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For some time he was engaged in music, painting and kickboxing, but then gave it all up, devoting all his free time to regular visits on social networks.

White power skinhead

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Artyom was for some time a member of a white power skinhead group (he also participated in the Annual Russian March in Irkutsk in 2010), and in certain circles he had the nickname "Fashik-Natsik", but did not participate in speeches and was not very active.

2006 Russian march

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Artyom was for some time a member of a white power skinhead group (he also participated in the Annual Russian March in Irkutsk in 2010), and in certain circles he had the nickname "Fashik-Natsik", but did not participate in speeches and was not very active.

Zheleznogorsk-Ilimsky

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A peculiar role was also played by the fact that when they were members of the Neo-nazi organization "White Power", one of its members was a certain Maxim "Friedrich Oberschylets" from Zheleznogorsk-Ilimsky, advised the pair to read a certain kind of literature - a book whose name, in Russian, sounds like "Born to hate".

Misanthropy

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In fact, this is precisely what caused the misanthropy in them.

Irkutsk State University

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Meanwhile, Alexander Kostrov, an associate professor at the department of Modern National History of the Irkutsk State University, support the claim in court that their actions fit into the misanthropy category.

Alexander Pichushkin

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A certain role was played when they viewed in 2007 a TV program about the "Bitsa Park Maniac" Alexander Pichushkin, who committed several dozen murders in Moscow.

Moscow

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A certain role was played when they viewed in 2007 a TV program about the "Bitsa Park Maniac" Alexander Pichushkin, who committed several dozen murders in Moscow.

Andrei Chikatilo

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On February 13, one day before the anniversary of the execution of Andrei Chikatilo, they posted his portrait on the Internet with the signature "Andrei Romanovich. We grieve."

Saint Petersburg

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In the course of the investigation, Anoufriev stated in the testimony that he planned to move to St. Petersburg in the future, where he wanted to commit more crimes, but later refuted his claims.