Hundreds of supporters, including Yevgeny Prigozhinthe head of the mercenary team Wagnerhave attended this Saturday the funeral of a pro-Russian military blogger, Vladlen Tatarsky, killed in the cafeteria bombing in Saint Petersburg last Saturday. The blogger’s family informed the TASS agency that “Tatarsky will be buried in the Troyekurovskoye cemetery“, although” the date is not yet known.
Together with a large police force and private security, the ceremony was attended by supporters of the proputin position expressed by the blogger on his networks. Carrying flowers they have gathered at the cemetery, west of Moscow, where he will finally be buried. Some of the fans wore his clothes letters Z and V, symbols of Moscow’s assault on Ukraine.
To the atmosphere of mourning have been added candles lit, priests in white robes they conducted a funeral in the cemetery and even military parading in his honor. The awards de Tatarsky were placed on velvet cushions near his coffin. Among them was the Order of Valueone of the main prizes in the country that the president Vladimir Putin posthumously awarded Tatarsky for his “courage”.
A fugitive bank robber and warmonger is given a state funeral in Moscow.
At the Troekurovsky cemetery in Moscow, a farewell ceremony is being held for the assassinated Russian cyber soldier, Vladlen Tatarsky. pic.twitter.com/RDqS4ckDMG
— Yasmina (@yasminalombaert) April 8, 2023
Tatarsky died on april 2 in an explosion inside a cafe in Saint Petersburg, where he was meeting with a bunch of your readers. As a result of the explosion, the blogger died instantly and more than 30 people were injured.
According to images broadcast on social networks, during Tatarski’s funeral the coffin of the well-known blogger was guarded by a five military honor guard. Once Tatarski’s remains were buried while a military orchestra played patriotic music, salutes were fired in his honor. Near the coffin were placed his decorations received posthumously from the authorities and the Wagner proven military company.
The head of the Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, also attended the funerals, but did so before the arrival of the public, according to several Russian media. He also attended the farewell ceremony for Tatarski, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Leonid Slutsky.
He National Anti-Terrorism Committee has said that the secret services of Ukraine had planned the attack.
Tatarsky, who hailed from the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetskfought alongside the pro-Kremlin separatists and then it became a popular blogger with half a million followers on social media.
Vladlen Tatarsky was Donbas militia volunteer. He is the author of two autobiographical books: ‘The Run and The War’ and a fictional book titled ‘Meditation’. Shortly before the start of the special military operation in Ukraine, Tatarsky left for Donbas, after which he participated in a series of combat operations as a member of the vostok battalionincluding the battle of Mariupol, as a drone operator. In addition to military service in Donbas, Tatarsky participated in blogging and activities of humanitarian fundraising.
“He is a soldier who stays with us, whose voice will always live and will tell only the truth,” added Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the wagner group.
The Russian authorities state, without any evidencethat the supporters of lawyer, Russian politician and opponent by Vladimir Putin imprisoned, Alexei Navalny, helped the Ukrainian authorities to carry out the attack with bomb. An act committed by Darya Trepova, a 26-year-old Russian woman who was arrested and accused of terrorism. The investigators affirm that Trepova was in charge of carrying and delivering the statuette with explosives to the blogger.