Рейтинг@Mail.ru
RusEng

News

Yabloko party files defamation suit against Navalny seeking $15,000 in damages

15:42 01/09/2015

MOSCOW, September 1 (RAPSI) – Yabloko party announced on Tuesday that it had filed a defamation suit against opposition politician Alexei Navalny seeking 1 million rubles ($15,000) in damages.

A branch of the party in Kostroma filed a suit after Navalny wrote about the upcoming elections in Kostroma that “the Yabloko branch has been bought by a local oligarch who recently withdrew from United Russia and will use his money for a crackdown on us during this election campaign.”

“The Yabloko Kostroma branch has filed a lawsuit at the Lyublino District Court in Moscow. The plaintiff requests that the court order the publication of a refutation and rules to collect 1 million rubles in reputation damages and court fees” from Navalny, the Kostroma branch press service said.

Share thisE-mail this articlesubmit newsAdd to blogrss feed
Add to blog
To link to this material, copy the code to your blog.
Publishing code:
Preview:

Yabloko party files defamation suit against Navalny seeking $15,000 in damages

15:42 01/09/2015 Yabloko party announced on Tuesday that it had filed a defamation suit against opposition politician Alexei Navalny seeking 1 million rubles ($15,000) in damages.
Forward news story

All fields are mandatory!

Submit news

All fields are mandatory!

Share this

Top news