Evgeniy Konovalov interrogated on the cause of Philip Kostenko
RSDUY Chairman Evgeniy Konovalov was interrogated today by prosecutors. Interrogation related to anarchist Philip Kostenko cause who participated in the street action “The State System Dog and its The Doghouse”.
“Anarchists, including Philip, during an action “The State System Dog and its The Doghouse” on March, 1 put the corrugated box on head of police officer and kicked him a little. They were uploaded video about this action in the Internet. Philip identified by the police and another participants of action are searching by police today” – Konovalov said.
“As it turned out, I spoke by phone with Philip at the day of action – probably we spoke about photo event, which he wanted to organize during the film festival “Open Your Eyes!”. During interrogation prosecutors striked out me from the suspects’ list because I have an alibi (I was at my work this moment) and I am not like on people on the video. I gave good characteristics about Philip and said that I am not know another people from video” – RSDUY chairman said.
This action on March, 1 in St.Petersburg took place near the Gostiny Dvor. During the action anarchists wanted to install the the corrugated doghouse. After that had a minor scuffle with police during which Kostenko put the corrugated box on head of police officer. On June, 23 Kostenko arrested for interrogation and police searched his flat. Today he is under house arrest. Moreover, his cause associated with Oleg Vorotnikov, a member of art group “Voina (War)”.
Video of action “The State System Dog and its Doghouse”: