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Moscow car explosion kills daughter of Putin’s best propagandist: state media

Moscow Car Fire

The daughter of a Russian “propagandist” with close ties to President Vladimir Putin was reportedly killed Saturday night in a car explosion in Moscow that could have been intended for her father. Various international media and the Washington Post have reported the incident, in which videos show a vehicle completely engulfed in flames.

Daria Dugin, the daughter of Aleksandr Dugin, was reportedly in the vehicle when the vehicle exploded on Saturday night.

“A Toyota Land Cruiser Prado exploded near the village of Velyki Vyazomy in the suburbs of Moscow, killing the driver, law enforcement authorities have informed us,” Russian state media TASS reported, also quoted by the Washington Post.

The Washington Post reported this note

“The daughter of Putin’s chief adviser, Aleksandr Dugin, has been killed in a car explosion in the Moscow region, according to Russian state media, Tass. car engulfed in flames, a friend of Dugin told Tass.”

A firefighter is extinguishing a fire at an auto parts warehouse in St. Petersburg on October 17, 2015. A car explosion in Moscow on August 20, 2022 reportedly killed Daria Dugin, the daughter of a Putin propagandist. .”
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Ukrainian media outlet Pravda said Aleksandr Dugin has been a driving force behind Russian propaganda since the invasion of Crimea in 2014 and is one of the architects of the 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

Dugin is on the US sanctions list against those guilty of aggression against Ukraine. Dugin is the founder of the ideological movement “Neo-Eurasianism” and his political activity is aimed at creating a Eurasian superpower through the integration of Russia with the former Soviet republics in the new Eurasian Union,” Pravda reported. “Dugin is considered an ideologue of ‘racism’, calling for the murder of Ukrainians. The international press calls Dugin “Putin’s Rasputin” or “Putin’s brain,” who helped shape Putin’s view of Russia. Dugin was also the editor-in-chief of the propaganda Russian TV channel Tsargrad TV.”

Aleksandr Dugin said in late April that any country supplying weapons to help Ukraine fight against Russia should be prepared for Russia in turn supplying weapons against one of their aggressors.

“If the United States and European countries are quietly supplying weapons to Ukraine, why shouldn’t Russia also supply various weapons systems to its partners and proxies,” Dugin wrote at the time.

That meant that Russia supplied weapons to Cuba, Venezuela or any other country that was a short distance from the US

The war between Russia and Ukraine is entering its six-month period this week, with Wednesday as the centerpiece.

Russia began building troops along Ukraine’s northern and western borders in late January, and they began attacking Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Since then, heavy casualties have been incurred on both sides. That includes Ukrainian civilians, foreign fighters, Ukrainian military and more than 44,000 Russians.

Russia failed to overtake Kiev, Lviv and Odessa, but they occupied many regions in the eastern part of Ukraine. Russia has occupied most of the Donbas Oblast, including Luhansk, Severodonetsk, Donetsk, and Mariupol. They occupied the Crimean peninsula in 2014.

Russia has also occupied the major southern cities of Kherson and Melitopol, making their way into Odessa and the southwestern area of ​​Transnistria near the border with Moldova.

Ukraine is on high alert next week as it celebrates its Independence Day. President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia could do something “particularly nasty” during the celebration of freedom.