Bulk will sue Kiselyov and “Russia-1”


Alexei Navalny will submit the claim about protection of honor, dignity and business reputation to the TV channel “Russia-1”. As the politician wrote on his website, the reason the trial became a plot shown on air of TV channel in the evening of 10 April.

“We use it [the film] in order to tell that celebrationist generally do not speak a single word of truth. That is my last name Navalny — here against the truth does not trample, and everything else is not just a lie, a direct and deliberate slander,” — said Navalny.

He clarified that the lawsuit will be filed not only by the “Russia-1”, but also to the host Dmitry Kiselev, the transfer of which the subject was shown, and the “authors of the investigation”. Navalny promised that he would make a criminal case under article “slander” (article 128.1 of the criminal code).

The representative of FBK Kira Yarmysh in a conversation with said that the lawyers of the Fund has not yet decided whether they will file an appeal to the Investigation Committee or the magistrate’s court.

The representative of RTR in conversation with refused to comment on Navalny’s statement. Kiselev did not answer the call.

In the evening of 10 April, the TV channel “Russia 1” in the program “Vesti of the week” announced the film by Evgeny Popov, which Navalny described as a paid agent of the founder of Hermitage Capital of William Browder.

In the fragment of film that will be shown on Wednesday, allegedly due to a former head of security services Berezovsky Sergei Sokolov were exported to Russia mail servers that allegedly encouraged its agents the curators of the CIA. On servers, according to Sokolov, there is correspondence Alexey Navalny with William Browder.

The film tells about the fact that in 2007 the agent “Solomon”, which, according to RTR, is associated with the British secret service in Browder, started cooperation with Navalny, who got the nickname “freedom” to “operation Tremor” to undermine the constitutional order in Russia. The operation was allegedly developed by the CIA in 1986.

It is alleged that the Bulk Browder persuaded to engage in “greenmail”, “become a hero of minority shareholders and make yourself reputational capital”. To begin with, the head of Hermitage Capital has allegedly provided Bulk materials by VTB. Money (100 million rubles) opposition, according to the authors of the plot, was received by Vladimir Ashurkov, which was introduced Browder. Money was transferred through Moscow Helsinki group.

It is also alleged that the head of Hermitage Capital asked for Navalny to disseminate information about the arrest of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. They claim the cessation of any medical assistance to Magnitsky (who died in the end in a hospital jail “sailor’s Silence”) was organized through an agent of the British secret services.

In 2010, according to the plot of TV channel “Russia”, Navalny received $300 thousand to help ‘Magnitsky list’ for “undermining citizens’ trust in judicial and law enforcement system”.