Pictures posted on social media show how Alexander Dugin witnessed the explosion and reacted with horror. A burning car can be seen in the background. That car, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, was owned by Alexander Dugin himself, according to a family confidant. It was her father’s car. “She led it today, while Alexander returned in another direction,” the source told the Russian news agency TASS. He was targeted or both.” The father and daughter were returning from a folklore festival.
It is not clear if Dugen was indeed the target of the attack, nor who was behind him. Separatist leader Denis Pushlin of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine says “terrorists of the Ukrainian regime” were involved in the incident. According to him, their target was Alexander Dugin, the woman’s father. This was reported by the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti.
Alexander Dugin is a well-known figure within the Kremlin, a Russian philosopher and nationalist considered to be the mastermind behind the Russian invasion of Ukraine. His nickname is “Rasputin” due to his influence on President Putin.
His daughter, Daria Dugina, was already on the US sanctions list for being active in the disinformation industry led by Putin’s “chef” Yevgeny Prigozhin. According to the news blog Visegrád 24, Alexander Dugin raised his daughter in his image to be a “mystical neo-fascist” and the woman was not revolting against her father’s hateful ideology. On the contrary, she was said to have called Ukrainians “non-humans” in recent months and said Ukraine needed to be invaded. She will also be going to Azov Steel Factory in Mariupol .. besieged by the Russians for months Travel there to take “victory selfies”.
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