The article looks at Darya Dugina and why she was killed in that bomb attack. We will also look at her father Aleksandr Dugin.
Who is Alexander Dugin, father of Darya Dugin?
Aleksandr Gelyevich Dugin is a Russian political philosopher, analyst and Strategist. He was known widely for his views as a fascist.
Many Westerners consider Alexander Dugin as “Putin’s” philosopher and is deemed to have laid the framework for Russian Invasion of Ukraine. He is said to be critical and play a big role in Putin’s administration.
Others also argue that statement about him is over-hyped given that his work and Russian government foreign policy.
Dugin is said to have called for an illiberal totalitarian Russian Empire to control the Eurasian continent as far as from Dublin to Vladivostok. This according to him will challenge American and “Atlanticism”.
Aleksandr Dugin was the head of the department of Sociology of International Relations at a Moscow State University which he held from 2009 t0 2014. He lost his job because of comments he made regarding clashes in Ukraine.
Aleksandr has authored over 30 books, the chief of them being the Foundation of Geopolitics as well as the Fourth Political Theory.
Aleksandr is the son of Geliy Alexandrovich Dugin, a colonel -general and Galina, a doctor and candidate of medicine.
Who is Darya Dugina and why was she killed in a bomb attack?
Darya Dugin is the daughter of Aleksandr Dugin, an ally of Russian President. Darya Dugina is a popular journalist in Russia and is said to be vocal in supporting the invasion of Ukraine.
Darya Dugina was sanctioned by both the US and the UK authorities in the early part of this year. They accused her of contributing to online “disinformation” in relation to Russia’s invasion.
Ms Dugin is said to have described the Ukraian war as a “clash of civilisations”.
She also boldly said she was proud that she and her father had been sanctioned by the West.
The BBC reports that “Investigators confirmed that Darya Dugina died at the scene near the village of Bolshiye Vyazemy”.
It has been reported that an explosive device was planted under the car on the driver’s side. It went off causing the vehicle catch fire. Forensic and explosive experts have been deployed and they are investigating.