Russian businessman’s $7K defamation claim against Navalny postponed until August 27
MOSCOW, August 14 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Lyublinsky District Court on Friday adjourned a 500,000-ruble ($7,000) defamation action initiated by businessman Alexander Udodov against Alexey Navalny until August 27, RAPSI reported from the courtroom.
A judge gave the defendants time to study a linguistic expert conclusion attached to the case.
The plaintiff demands refutation of statements about his allegedly unjust enrichment distributed by the blogger and financial compensation for moral damage.
Alexander Udodov is Russian businessman and developer. Since 2015, he has been a member of board of the Eurasian Pipeline Consortium and majority owner of several realty companies and food manufacturing enterprises.