Darya Dugina, Russian journalist and daughter of Aleksandr Dugin, assassinated nearby Moscow

Darya Dugina, Russian journalist and daughter of Aleksandr Dugin, assassinated nearby Moscow

The famous Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin has survived an assassination attempt, while his daughter was killed last night in a car bombing on the outskirts of the Russian capital Moscow.

Russian media reported Sunday morning that Darya Dugina, the 29-year-old daughter of Russian philosopher Aleksandr Dugin, was killed in a car explosion in Moscow.

According to the media, Darya Dugina died after her car exploded in flames while she was driving home, as the likely result of an explosive device planted in the vehicle.

It is thought that her father, the Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin, famous for having coined the Fourth Political Theory as well as the concept of the multipolar world order, may have been the intended target of the attack.

An explosive device was presumably planted in the Toyota Land Cruiser belonging to political scientist and journalist Darya Dugina, who was killed in an explosion, the press service of the Russian Investigative Committee’s Main Investigative Department in the Moscow Region reported on Sunday.

Aleksandr Dugin is widely known as an influential political scientist with a large following and extensive influence in the Kremlin. His political ideology includes radical anti-imperialism, anti-liberalism and traditionalist positions, combined with calls for Eurasian integration and cooperation of cultures against the Anglo-American hegemony.

Darya Dugina herself was active as a journalist in both RT and Tsargrad TV, and was outspoken in her support for her father’s political and philosophical thought.

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