Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

10,000 Claims to Be Made Against Russian Opposition Leader
7.11.2012 12:34
10,000 Claims to Be Made Against Russian Opposition Leader
Aleksey Navalny. Source; http://polit.ru/news/2012/07/27/new_times/

The United Russia member Vladimir Svirid plans to file 10,000 lawsuits against opposition leader Aleksey Navalny in order to "calm him down".

      In June 2012, Svirid already won a case against Navalny and made the opposition activist to pay the fine of 30,000 rubles (about $950) as compensation for “moral damage”. The "damage" was the phrase "United Russia is a party of crooks and thieves” introduced by Navalny in his blog, which become very popular among opposition activists to describe the party.

      Svirid now aims to receive power of attorney from 10,000 members of United Russia to bring Navalny to court for offending their honor and dignity. The lawsuits are expected to distract Navalny, who was recently elected as the head of the opposition’s Coordination Council, and his lawyers from political life and to focus on legal proceedings.

      The United Russia's politician also hopes to receive one million rubles (about $32,000) for each United Russia member he will represent in court. But he adds he also will be pleased with 30,000 rubles for each claimant – 300 million rubles (over $9.5 million) in total.

      Navalny was apparently undeterred by the news. “For a millionth time, United Russia members threaten with a million lawsuits. I’m sick of that,” he wrote on Twitter.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Aleksey Navalny Russian politics Russian political parties Russia opposition  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Opera Singer Vladimir Atlantov Turns 80 Today
20.02.2019
The People's Artist of Russia Sergey Yursky Passed Away
08.02.2019
Actor and Film Director Rodion Nakhapetov Turns 75
22.01.2019
The Best Russian Translators Awarded in Moscow
30.04.2019
Legendary Film Director Georgi Daneliya Passed Away
05.04.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
card payment systems  Murmansk  Russian tourism  Sverdlovsk  clashes in Ukraine  Russian business  Moscow parks  amusement park   St. Petersburg  Russian Poetry  Geoglyphs  the Urals region  ROSCOSMOS  Oscar Award  Launch Sites  Novgorod Region  incident  travel to Russia  Chukotka  Russian Cinema  Russian stop motion clay animation  Festivals in Moscow  Progress Cargo Spacecraft  superconductors  Moscow  FC Alania  Spring-Summer13  Barnaul  Arkady Raikin  Tula  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  international cooperation  Exhibitions in Moscow  Yuli Raizman  Gennady Gudkov  Russian regions  Varvara Stepanova  Russian sportsmen  Mikhail Yelizarov  Russian Poets  Armament  Russian festivals  FIFA world cup 2018 tickets  Genghis Khan  Russian Patrons of Art  corruption in Russia  ENEA  Arctic  Adygea  Yakutia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites