The court refused to consider the claim Navalny to Putin


Tver court of Moscow on Friday has refused to accept to consideration the claim of opposition politician Alexei Navalny to President Vladimir Putin, said court spokesman Anastasia Jurco.

The reason for refusal was article 128 of the Code of administrative procedure, which States that the claim will be returned to the applicant, as it should be seen not in terms of administrative, criminal, civil or arbitration proceedings.

The claim to Vladimir Putin was filed Tuesday, 11 February. In a statement, the lawyers of FBK asked to recognize “the inaction of the President on prevention and settlement of conflict of interests” and “to require the Executive of the defendant to refrain from solving the question of the allocation of funds for the construction of the integrated petrochemical complex “West-Siberian petrochemical plant” from the national welfare Fund”.

In the text of the claim it was noted that the President had violated the Federal law “On combating corruption”, namely article 10 (conflict of interest). In particular, a conflict of interest in Bulk provided that the President signed a decree on the allocation of funds from the national welfare Fund of the company “SIBUR”, among the shareholders which have Kirill Shamalov. According to Reuters, in February 2013, the businessman Kirill Shamalov and Katerina Tikhonova, which the Agency called the daughter of Vladimir Putin, and got married.

The lawyer of Fund of fight against corruption Ivan Zhdanov said that he will appeal the definition of the Tver court in Moscow city court. “We have applied exactly in the order which provided for the appeal of actions of the President. It’s almost the same case that claims to the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, when we have not issued statements on completely trumped up reasons,” — said Zhdanov.

In December, the Fund Navalny has repeatedly tried to file a claim to Prosecutor General Yury Chaika, but each time, the courts returned the application on new grounds.