Maria Pirogova is an activist in the “DPR”.
“Deputy of the “People’s Council” of the “DPR”, chairman of the board of the NGO “WE”, head of the kindest project “Wish Tree” and just a caring person!” she wrote in her profile.
Maria Pirogova was born in 1993 in Moscow, Russia.
In 2021, she graduated from the Donetsk Academy of Music with a degree in jazz vocals.
Included in the sanctions list of Ukraine, the European Union and the UK – “participated or was involved in policies and / or actions that destabilize Ukraine and / or undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.”
Maria Pirogova is also included in the “Peacemaker” database as a “member of the DPR terrorist organization.”
Her mother, Maya Pirogova, is the director of the so-called “Department of Information Policy of the DPR”.
Is Maria Pirogova really dead?
On December 6, 2022, a message appeared on Maria Pirogova’s Telegram channel that she had died in Donetsk.
“Today Masha Pirogova was killed during another shelling of Donetsk,” the report says.
Information about the death of Maria Pirogova was also confirmed by the leader of the “DPR” Denis Pushilin.
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