The car of the daughter of the philosopher-propagandist Alexander Dugin, who is called the ideologist of the "Russian world", exploded in the Moscow region. 29-year-old Daria Dugina was driving, she died on the spot. Dugin's acquaintances claim that he himself was supposed to ride in the car, but at the last moment he changed his mind and got into another car. The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under the article "murder committed in a generally dangerous way."
The department confirmed that an explosive device was installed in the Land Cruiser Prado car, which went off while the car was moving near the village of Bolshiye Vyazemy, on Mozhayskoye Highway. The explosion occurred just 10 minutes after the car hit the road, writes Baza.
After the explosion, the car drove into the fence and burned to the ground. Its wreckage was scattered all over the road. Alexander Dugin was one of the first to be at the scene of his daughter's death, as he was following her.
“On August 20, at about 21:00 in the Odintsovo urban district near the village of Bolshie Vyazemy, an explosive device, presumably installed in a Toyota Land Cruiser, went off at full speed on the highway, and then the car caught fire. The driver, who was driving, died at the scene. The identity of the deceased has been established - this is a journalist and political scientist Daria Dugina, ”the IC said in a statement.
“At the moment, it has already been established that an explosive device was planted under the bottom of the car on the driver's side. Daria Dugina, who was driving, died on the spot. <...> Taking into account the data already received, the investigation believes that the crime was pre-planned and is custom-made, ”the Investigative Committee said later.
After the death of his daughter, Dugin is in the hospital, according to political analyst Sergei Markov.
Alexander Dugin and his daughter were returning from the Tradition family festival in the Zakharovo estate near Moscow. The 112 Telegram channel claims that a bomb was planted in Dugina's car in the estate's parking lot.
"Tradition" is a patriotic festival supported by the Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Moscow Region and the Odintsovo Administration." Dugin gave a lecture "Tradition and History" at the festival. According to BBC Russian Service correspondent Anastasia Lotareva , Dugina worked as her father's press secretary and "in charge of all his affairs."
Investigators are seizing all records from the DVRs of cars that were in the parking lot next to the car. The main version of the UK is an attempted murder of Dugin.
The head of the self-proclaimed DPR, Denis Pushilin, has already blamed Ukraine for the incident. "The terrorists of the Ukrainian regime, trying to eliminate Alexander Dugin, blew up his daughter," he said.
Daria Dugina was born in 1992. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, the author of propaganda columns on RT and Tsargrad, she wrote for them under the pseudonym Daria Platonova. Dugina also co-authored the forthcoming Book Z, about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The authorities of the United States and Great Britain have included it in the sanctions lists in connection with the spread of misinformation. Dugina stated that she was proud that she was under sanctions.
Alexander Dugin is a philosopher and political scientist and propagandist, one of the apologists for the ideologies of the “Russian world”, “neo-Eurasianism” and the idea of creating a superpower through the integration of Russia with the former Soviet republics. An ardent supporter of the war in Ukraine and the occupation of its territory. He has been on the EU sanctions list since 2014 for his involvement in the annexation of Crimea. In 2015, it is under US and Canadian sanctions.