Famous Serial killers from Ukraine

List of the notable or famous serial killers who are citizens of Ukraine, with photos, including famous serial killers born in Ukraine and even some serial killers who immigrated to Ukraine. Serial killers are among the most prominent in their field and data about the serial killers from Ukraine is included when available. This list can help answer the question "who are the most famous serial killers from Ukraine?" This list has a variety of people, like Alexander Tchayka and Vladislav Volkovich, in it.

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  • Alexander Tchayka
    Photo: Criminal Russia, The Case of the Seagull / Wikipedia / Fair use

    Alexander Tchayka

    Alexander Nikolaevich Tchayka (Russian:Александр Николаевич Чайка, born 23 July 1974) is a Ukrainian spree killer, also known as The Fur Coat Hunter, convicted of the killing of 4 women in Moscow over a two-week period in early 1994.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Sumy, Ukraine
  • Anatoly Onoprienko
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    Anatoly Yuryovych Onoprienko (Ukrainian: Анатолій Юрійович Онопрієнко; Russian: Анато́лий Ю́рьевич Оноприе́нко, Anatoly Yuryevich Onoprienko; July 25, 1959 – August 27, 2013) was a Soviet-Ukrainian serial mass murderer. He was also known by the nicknames The Beast of Ukraine, The Terminator, and Citizen O. After police arrested the 36-year-old former forestry student on April 16, 1996, Onoprienko confessed to killing 52 people.
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1959-2013)
    • Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
  • Andrei Chikatilo
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    Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo (Russian: Андре́й Рома́нович Чикати́ло; Ukrainian: Андрій Романович Чикатило; 16 October 1936 – 14 February 1994) was a Soviet serial killer, nicknamed the Butcher of Rostov, the Red Ripper, and the Rostov Ripper, who sexually assaulted, murdered, and mutilated at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990 in the Russian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR, and the Uzbek SSR. Chikatilo confessed to 56 murders and was tried for 53 of these killings in April 1992. He was convicted and sentenced to death for 52 of these murders in October 1992 and subsequently executed in February 1994. Chikatilo was known by such titles as the "Rostov Ripper" and the "Butcher of Rostov" due to the fact he committed the majority of his murders in the Rostov Oblast of the Russian SFSR.
    • Age: Dec. at 57 (1936-1994)
    • Birthplace: Sumy Oblast, Ukraine
  • Igor Suprunyuck
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    Igor Suprunyuck was a serial killer and known as one of the Dnepropetrovsk maniacs.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
  • Serhiy Tkach
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    Serhiy Fedorovich Tkach (Ukrainian: Сергій Федорович Ткач, Russian: Серге́й Фёдорович Ткач; September 15, 1952 – November 4, 2018) was a Soviet and later Ukrainian serial killer, convicted for the killing of 37 women and girls in Ukraine from 1980 to 2005.
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Kiselyovsk, Russia
  • Viktor Sayenko was a serial killer and known as one of the Dnepropetrovsk maniacs.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine