Sergey Mikhailov wins suit against Navalny over post on Putin's gift
He was obliged to remove information and post a denial.
The civil suit of authoritative businessman Sergey Mikhailov, known as Mikhas, was satisfied by the Lublinsky court of Moscow. In early September, Mikhailov filed a lawsuit against Navalny about defending honor and dignity. He accused him of lying about the information that was displayed on the site navalny.com in an article "Putin gave the clock to S. Mikhailov, leader of the Solntsevskaya OCG." Mikhailov demanded the deletion of the article.
Today, on October 2, the court ruled to satisfy and oblige Navalny to delete information that defile the honor and dignity of Mikhailov. In addition, according to the court's decision, Navalny should publish a refutation of his article, as well as pay the businessman's legal expenses of 16.9 thousand rubles ($291).
August 7, 2017 the Lublinsky Court of Moscow rejected another Mikhailov's lawsuit against Navalny. At that time he asked to refute the information presented in the film Chaika, in which the businessman was called a criminal authority.
Recall that this is not the first lawsuit against oppositionist Alexey Navalny on the protection of honor and dignity. On May 31, 2017, millionaire Alisher Usmanov won the case about his involvement in corruption, as well as about his alleged criminal record for rape.
Saburova believes that the Russian authorities violated articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, guaranteeing the right to life, as well as the right to freedom and personal inviolability.