Russian President Putin expressed condolences to the family of the murdered Darya Dugin Alexander Dugin's daughter Darya died on August 20 in a car explosion. According to the FSB, it was organized by the Ukrainian special services, and the perpetrator of the crime, Ukrainian citizen Natalya Vovk, had already left Russia< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/6/10/756611743612106.jpg 320w" media="(max-width: 320px)" >
Location of the murder of Darya Dugina
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the family of the murdered Darya Dugina, daughter of the philosopher Alexander Dugin, the Kremlin press service reported.
In a letter addressed to the parents of the deceased— Alexander Dugin and Natalia Melentieva,— he wished them strength and expressed words of support in connection with the most difficult, irreparable loss.
“A vile, cruel crime ended the life of Darya Dugina” bright, talented person with a real Russian heart— kind, loving, sympathetic and open. A journalist, scientist, philosopher, war correspondent, she honestly served the people, the Fatherland, she proved by deed what it means to be a patriot of Russia, — the telegram says.
Dugina's car exploded on the evening of August 20 in the Moscow region. She died on the spot. The Main Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia took up the investigation.
On August 22, the FSB announced the disclosure of Dugina's murder. According to the FSB, it was prepared and committed by the Ukrainian special services. The FSB named Ukrainian citizen Natalya Vovk as the perpetrator of the murder. The latter arrived in Moscow in July with her daughter and, in preparation for the murder, rented an apartment in the same building where Daria Dugina lived.
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Alexander Dugin, commenting on the murder of his daughter, called it a terrorist attack arranged by the “Nazi Ukrainian regime.” “The enemies of Russia meanly, surreptitiously killed her. But we, our people, cannot be broken even by such unbearable blows. They wanted to crush our will with a bloody terror against the best and most vulnerable of us, — Dugin's statement says.
The head of the Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin expressed the version about Ukraine's involvement immediately after Dugin's death. Kyiv's involvement in the incident was denied by adviser to the head of the office of the Ukrainian president, Mikhail Podolyak.
Daria Dugina was born in 1992. In 2015, she completed her postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University. She was a political observer in the International Eurasian Movement, which is headed by her father, hosted the Our Point of View program; on the TV channel “Tsargrad”, and also worked as a presenter on the radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda”. In July 2022, Britain imposed sanctions against Dugina due to “support for the destabilization of Ukraine”.