There is archeological evidence of historical continuity dating back since 3000 B.  as well as evidence proving their migration from the Fertile Crescent c.
10 000–8000 BCE  In the Middle Ages, the lowland of Chechnya was dominated by the Khazars and then the Alans.
This makes him the third worst known serial killer in history, and the most prolific in the former Soviet Union, overtaking his idol Andrei Chikatilo, aka the Butcher of Rostov, who was executed for committing 53 murders, and the Moscow maniac Alexander Pichushkin, known as the Chessboard Killer, who killed 49.
The Siberian beast, a former policeman, sexually assaulted his young female victims before slaying them with axes, knives or screwdrivers over an 18 year period immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union.'To clarify the numbers, Popkov has confessed to 59 new murders,' said Lieutenant Karina Golovacheva, an official of the Russian Investigative Committee, equivalent of the FBI, in Irkutsk region, told The Siberian Times.
If we have not got to that level of genetic examination, then...