An employee of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pak provoked conflict with the footballer Alexander Kokorin, told TASS the lawyer of the sportsman Oleg Popov.
“Kokorin action against Pak was provoked by the victim. There, in the café, the conflict was completely exhausted, and its members brought each other apologies,” he said.
The players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev were defendants in two criminal cases on hooliganism, to them threatens till seven years of prison. On 10 October they appeared for questioning by the police, where they were detained for 48 hours.
8 Oct Kokorin and Mamaev staged two fights in the center of Moscow. First, they beat the driver leading the First channel of Olga Ushakova in the Parking lot near the hotel “Beijing”. The victim Vitaly Solovchuk received cherepno-a brain trauma, a broken nose and a bruise of soft tissues of the face.
Then the players went to a cafe on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street, where they attacked the head of the Department of automotive and railway engineering of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pack and the General Director of FGUP “NAMI” Sergey Gaisin. On the recording from the surveillance camera shows that Kokorin hit the Puck with a chair. Lawyer official said that the players have attacked his client of racial hatred.