In Moscow, the winners of the Russian Frontier Prize named after Daria Dugina, a journalist who died as a result of a terrorist attack by Ukrainian special services a year ago, were awarded.
In total, 100 works were submitted for the competitive selection from 89 nominees from 27 regions of Russia, including the DPR, LPR and Zaporozhye region, as well as from Belarus, Latvia, and Kazakhstan.
Dugina’s short but bright and eventful life is exemplary for the younger generation, says Rifat Sabitov, head of the regional department of VGTRK.
“It’s wonderful and very right that the memory of Daria is reflected in such a wonderful award,” he said.
Daria’s father, philosopher Alexander Dugin, was also present at the ceremony. He noted that his daughter is loved by many people in Russia.
According to the Public Chamber of Russia, the ceremony began with the awarding of minor participants, these are five musicians from the rock group “E.T.A.I.M.” and five more young musicians, poets, prose writers from 10 to 13 years old from Volgograd, Kazan, Moscow, Novorossiysk.
Awards were also presented in the categories “Young Scientists in the Humanities”, “Young Writers”, “Young Poets”, “Young Public Figures”, “Young Artists”, “Young Priests of the Russian Orthodox Church”, “Young Filmmakers”, “ Young journalists”, “Young teachers”, “Bloggers”.
Earlier, an action was held in Paris in memory of Russian journalist Daria Dugina, who was killed by Ukrainian special services on August 20, 2022.
The girl died in the Moscow region; her car was blown up when Daria was driving from the Tradition festival.