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Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo (Russian: Андрей Романович Чикатило) (Yáblochnoye, Sumy Oblast, October 16, 1936-Novocherkask, February 14, 1994) was a serial killer and Ukrainian cannibal. Chikatilo is considered the worst serial killer in the history of the Soviet Union. He was known as "The Rostov Butcher", the red ripper and the Rostov ripper who committed sexual assault, murder and mutilation of at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990 in Soviet Russia, Soviet Ukraine and Soviet Uzbekistan. Chikatilo confessed a total of 56 murders and was tried by 53 of these in April 1992. He was convicted and sentenced for 52 deaths in October 1992, and was subsequently executed in February 1994.