The attack on Kokorin and Mamaev Puck in Moscow to discuss the five experts

© RIA Novosti / Michael Bureauracy in fotobanka and Mamaev, Aleksandr Kokorin. Archival photoThe attack on Kokorin and Mamaev Puck in Moscow to discuss the five experts© RIA Novosti / Michael Bureauracy the image Bank

A brawl in a cafe with the participation of Russian soccer players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev will be discussed at the international conference on anti-Semitism, xenophobia and racism «Protect the future» on October 29-30 in Moscow, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the press service of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC) — the organizer of the forum.

Previously, the Moscow police initiated against players of criminal case on hooliganism. According to preliminary data, on Monday they first staged a fight with the driver of one of the leading «First channel», and then beat up the head of the Department of industry and trade Denis Pack and the head of the US (developed by the presidential car Aurus) Sergey Gaisin.

According to RIVERS, the lawyer Denis Pack Gennady Ugodan told the media that the attack on his client was racially motivated, initially, a criminal case was opened under article «beating», but his client will definitely ensure that the article was changed.

«The discussion of this incident, possibly with the participation of the parties to the conflict is planned for the second Moscow international conference on anti-Semitism, xenophobia and racism «Protect the future». The section on «Contemporary manifestations of anti-Semitism, racism and xenophobia». In the same section, as expected, there will be a discussion on the topic of xenophobia in the sports environment and their impact on today’s youth» — said the press service of the RIVERS.

According to RIVERS, the problem of xenophobia in sport is not new. «At our first conference «Protecting the future» held in Moscow two years ago, this topic was discussed at the round table «Combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism in sport.» The participants, among whom were the players of Evgeny Lovchev, Yevgeny Aldonin, several sports journalists talked about how the sports world is infected with these phenomena,» — said the Russian Jewish Congress.

To prepare the second international conference «Protecting the future» in late October in Moscow will bring together more than 500 scientists and experts from 35 countries.

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