Natalya Vovk, born in 1979
The Federal Security Service of Russia stated that an explosive device was installed on the car of the daughter of philosopher Alexander Dugin Daria by a citizen Ukraine.
“As a result of a complex of urgent operational-search measures, the Federal Security Service uncovered the murder of Russian journalist Dugina Darya, born in 1992. It was established that the crime was prepared and committed by the Ukrainian special services. The performer is a citizen of Ukraine Vovk Natalia Pavlovna, born in 1979, ”the FSB public relations center said in a release. . She rented an apartment in the house where Daria Dugina lived in order to collect information about the journalist.
It is reported that she used a Mini Cooper to monitor the girl. At the entrance to Russia, the car had DPR plates – Е982ХН DPR, in Moscow – Kazakhstani – 172AJD02, and at the exit – Ukrainian, AH7771IP.
“On the day of the murder, Vovk and Shaban were at a literary and music festival “Tradition”, where Dugina was present as an honored guest. After a controlled explosion of a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado car driven by Dugina, on August 21, Vovk and her daughter left through the Pskov region to Estonia, ”the FSB said.
The department added that the materials of the investigation were transferred to the Investigative Committee of Russia.
The law enforcement agencies told TASS that Natalya Vovk would be put on the wanted list in order to extradite Russia.
“Citizen of Ukraine Vovk Natalya Pavlovna, who disappeared in Estonia after the execution of the murder of Daria Dugina, will be put on the wanted list for the purpose of extradition,” the message says.
The Baza Telegram channel reported that in social networks publish a photo of Natalia Shaban’s ID (Vovk). The published frame shows her identity card with the seal of the National Guard of Ukraine. According to preliminary data, the suspect in the murder of Dugina was previously a member of the Azov Regiment (the organization is banned in Russia).
Alexander Dugin’s statement
Businessman Konstantin Malofeev published Alexander Dugin’s statement on his Telegram channel at his request. The philosopher thanked everyone who expressed their condolences to him in connection with the death of his daughter.
returning from the Tradition festival near Moscow, my daughter Daria Dugina was brutally killed by an explosion in front of my eyes. She was a beautiful Orthodox girl, a patriot, a military correspondent, an expert on the central channels, and a philosopher. Her speeches and reporting have always been profound, grounded and restrained. She never called for violence and war,” Dugin said in a statement.
According to him, “the enemies of Russia meanly, surreptitiously killed her.” At the same time, he stressed that the people of the country “cannot be broken even by such unbearable blows.”
“They wanted to crush our will with bloody terror against the best and most vulnerable of us. But they won’t get it. Our hearts yearn for more than just revenge or retribution. It’s too small, not in Russian. We only need our Victory. My daughter laid her maiden life on her altar. So win, please, ”the philosopher urged.
He specified that a civil memorial service for his daughter would take place on August 23 at the Ostankino Television Center at 10 am.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram of condolences to the family of Darya Dugina. In it, the head of state called the incident a vile and cruel crime.
“Dear Alexander Gelevich and Natalya Viktorovna, please accept sincere condolences and words of support in connection with the most difficult, irreparable loss that has befallen you.
A vile, cruel crime ended the life of Daria Dugina – a 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.
Strength and courage to you in this mournful hour, ”the telegram says.
Explosion at full speed
On August 20, at about 21:35, a car driven by Daria Dugina drove onto Mozhayskoye Highway, near the village of Bolshiye Vyazemy in the Odintsovo urban district of the Moscow Region, it exploded. After the detonation, the car crashed into a fence, Daria died on the spot.
Alexander Dugin’s daughter was returning home from the Tradition festival in the village of Zakharovo. There she visited with her father as guests of honor. According to Telegram channel 112, the philosopher was supposed to go with his daughter, but at the last moment he got into another car.
According to the channel’s information, “the tragedy happened before his eyes.” A video also appeared on the Internet in which Dugin stands near his daughter’s burning car, clutching his head.
The next day, political analyst and former State Duma deputy Sergei Markov told reporters that Dugin was in the hospital after his daughter’s death . On August 22, relatives told RIA Novosti that doctors assessed his condition as stable.
Progress of the investigation
The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case on the fact of “murder committed in a generally dangerous way.” Soon the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin instructed to transfer the criminal case for investigation to the production of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
“It has been established that an explosive device was planted under the bottom of the car on the driver’s side. Taking into account the data already obtained, the investigation believes that the crime was pre-planned and is custom-made,” the website reported. departments.
The bomb was activated remotely, TASS specified in law enforcement agencies.
Advisor to the head of the office of the Ukrainian President Mikhail Podolyak said that Ukraine had nothing to do with the Dugina.
“I emphasize that Ukraine, of course, has nothing to do with this, because we are not a criminal state, let alone a terrorist state,” he said, suggesting that the murder of a girl could be associated with the struggle of certain groups.
According to open sources, Alexander Dugin is a philosopher, political scientist, publicist, professor, founder of the philosophical and political movement neo-Eurasianism. Since March 2015, he has been on the US sanctions list in connection with the events in Ukraine. Canada and Australia also imposed sanctions against him.
Daria is Dugin’s daughter from her second marriage to philosopher Natalya Melentyeva. She was born in 1992, graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, worked as a political observer for the International Eurasian Movement, which is headed by her father.