Daria Dugina has become a martyr for Putin

There was something menacing yet vaguely absurd about the Tuesday memorial service held to commemorate the life and fascist times of the prominent ultra-nationalist Daria Dugina, the daughter of the Kremlin propagandist Aleksandr. The 29 year old Daria Dugina, who died in a car explosion on August 20, was put on display in an open coffin, with guards wearing black and red armbands by her side. The sombre attendees filed past. In attendance were Duma deputy and the far-right clown Leonid Slutsky, best known for having been accused of sexual harassment, Dmitry Kiselyov, who has long promised to turn America into a nuclear wasteland, and even the former thief and ‘Putin’s chef’