Beat the blogger in Gorky Park explained his actions self-defense
According to him, Stas Dunkin grabbed him by the throat and began to threaten.
Moscow. August 31. INTERFAX.RU Roots Makarov, accused of beating to death a blogger Stanislav Dumkina in Moscow’s Gorky Park, said that struck him, fearing an attack. He told about it on air of the program “Let them talk”.
The young man filmed in the Park video, said that between his friends and the company Dumkina there was a conflict which nearly escalated into a fight, and at first they together with the blogger separate from its members. Then, some people decided to step back and figure out the relationship there, and Makarov, in his words, said Domkino to give them sort it out themselves.
Then, as stated by Makarov, Dunkin suddenly grabbed him by the throat and began to threaten. According to him, he pushed the blogger, and he retreated two steps back. The defendant stated that he understood that now Dumkin it would attack, and it triggered a defensive reaction — he hit the opponent. Matveev said that not aiming anywhere specifically, it all happened very quickly, and called the strike a “go-ahead”.