MOSCOW, August 27 (RAPSI) – Art Production Group company has appealed to a court of cassation challenging a lower court decision diminishing the sum of recovery due to it from TV Channel One for using certain photos without a contract from 600,000 rubles ($9,000) to 68,000 rubles ($1,000), the court records read on Tuesday.

This May, the Moscow Commercial Court ruled Channel One to pay 600,000 rubles in favor of the copyright holder of the photographs of famous persons, the TV channel aired without its permission.

Nevertheless, on August 22 the Ninth Commercial Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the lower court saying Channel One should pay only 68,000 rubles; this decision was appealed in cassation.