Female Assassin Blows Up Pro-Putin Blogger With Explosives-Packed Statue

  • A Russian female anti-war activist has been detained for allegedly blowing up a notorious pro-Putin blogger after handing him a sculpture laden with explosives inside a packed St. Petersburg café.
  • Russian’s Ministry of the Interior said Monday it had apprehended 26-year-old Daria Trepova in connection with the killing of Maxim Fomin, known by the pseudonym Vladlen Tatarsky.
  • The Kremlin labeled the high-profile assassination of Fomin a “terrorist act” organized by Ukraine with support from a group tied to imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny.