Olesia Gerasimova comes from St. Petersburg, the Russian partner city of Dresden. We join her as she takes in the sights and specialties of the historic center of Saxony's capital.
The former police officer met the 59-year-old victim on a cannibalism fetish website and agreed to kill and eat him. The victim had dreamed of being "slaughtered" since childhood.
Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.
Dresden thought it was safe, protected by its architectural beauty. But 73 years ago, the city paid an enormous price for Hitler's war, suffering bombing attacks of a ferocity unparalleled in Germany.
Anti-Turkish remarks by a far-right German politician have resulted a warning from his party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD). Andre Poggenburg also faces at least one potential hate speech prosecution.
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