Zelensky denies Russia accusations of propagandist’s kill

Zelensky denies Russia accusations of propagandist’s kill

President Volodymyr Zelensky has emphasized that Ukraine has no interest in the daughter of the “Russian world” mastermind, Darya Dugina, so her alleged murder "is not our responsibility."

The president touched upon the topic during a press conference on Tuesday, August 23, Ukrinform reports.

"It is definitely not our responsibility, she is not a citizen of our country, we are not interested in her, and she is not on the territory of Ukraine," Zelensky said, answering a question regarding Russia’s accusations of Ukraine's involvement in the assassination of Darya Dugina.

Read also: Ukraine has nothing to do with car bomb explosion killing Dugin’s daughter – Podolyak

As reported earlier, on August 20, a car blew up in the suburbs of Moscow, allegedly driven by Darya Dugina, the daughter of the main ideologist behind the notorious "Russian world" concept, Alexander Dugin.

Dugina, 29, hosted a Telegram channel, which she used to publicly support Russia's war on Ukraine. She also appeared as an expert on panel shows and gave lectures at a far-right bookstore.

Read also: MFA Estonia decries FSB version of propaganda pundit’s kill “provocation”

In March 2022, Dugina was put on the U.S. sanctions list, and in June she was also sanctioned by the UK.

Ukraine is marking Independence Day on August 24.

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and the website of a foreign media outlet. Materials marked as "Advertisement" or with a disclaimer reading "The material has been posted in accordance with Part 3 of Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine "On Advertising" No. 270/96-VR of July 3, 1996 and the Law of Ukraine "On the Media" No. 2849-Х of March 31, 2023 and on the basis of an agreement/invoice.

© 2015-2024 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: