Putin Pardons Satanist Cannibal Sent to Russia’s Storm-Z Unit in Ukraine

A Russian man who was sentenced to two decades in prison for killing four teenagers in a “ritual” has reportedly been pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin in exchange for his participation in the war in Ukraine.

Nikolai Ogolobyak, who self-confessed to being a member of a Satanist sect, was sentenced in July 2010 on charges of murder, robbery, and desecrating a corpse. According to court documents cited by Russian publication, members of the sect fried and ate their victims’ organs at Ogolobyak’s apartment in 2008.

His father told the news outlet that Ogolobyak served for six months with Russia’s notorious “Storm Z” unit, which Russia has used to carry out local pushes on the front lines in Ukraine, and is now at home in the city of Yaroslavl in the Moscow region.

“This is true. He served there for six months in Storm Z. After being wounded, he is disabled. He is walking, but the wound was serious,” Ogolobyak’s father said, adding that it is unlikely that he will be sent to fight in Ukraine again due to his injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games on February 4, 2022. A Russian man sentenced to two decades in prison for killing teens has reportedly been pardoned by Putin for fighting in Ukraine.
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