MOSCOW, October 27 - RAPSI. Former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov has filed a defamation lawsuit against head of President's administration Sergei Naryshkin, Luzhkov's lawyer told RIA Novosti.

Lushkov sues Naryshkin for his statement about the unprecedented corruption being unleashed in Moscow by Luzhkov and his administration.

A court registered Luzhkov's lawsuit on Thursday.

Lushkov claims 1 million rubles ($32,700) in compensation.