In Moscow the owners of the premises, which housed the headquarters of the Federal presidential campaign of Alexei Navalny, has terminated the lease. This was reported in his Facebook head of staff Leonid Volkov.
“10 minutes ago the lawyers of the owner came to the Federal campaign headquarters in Moscow and demanded that we move out tomorrow,” wrote wolf.
All, according to him, a week contracts for the rental of premises, which houses the headquarters of the Bulk, terminated in six cities. Among them — Vladimir, Volgograd, Vologda, Vladivostok. “There is a hypothesis that went in alphabetical order just. But there are still Krasnodar”, — says the wolves. He said that among the reasons for termination, the owners called the threat of a criminal case, the pressure and searched.
In an interview with Volkov said that Navalny’s campaign headquarters in Moscow was located in the building of the business center “omega Plaza”, office of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK). According to Volkov, the landlord leased to the Federal headquarters of the Bulk space has decided to terminate the contract unilaterally. “Company “the Everest Esset Management” has informed us of the desire to terminate the contract. The reasons none were named. We plan to find new premises in the same business-the centre “omega Plaza”. Here is the office of the FCO, and to us it is strategically important to be there,” said Volkov.
According to him, the same problem is now faced by the heads of election headquarters of Navalny in five Russian cities: Vladimir, Volgograd, Vologda, Vladivostok, Krasnodar. “This is an indication that there is a centralized campaign,” — said Volkov.
The lawyer of FBK Ivan Zhdanov explained that under the contract the owner of the “Everest asset” has the right to demand that the tenants leave rented space. “It’s a written notice of termination of the contract without giving reasons,” he said.
Zhdanov said that the owner of the place insists that the Federal headquarters of Alexei Navalny left the office on 10 may, the landlord insists on a different date of departure, citing the law and the agreement, — may 26.
The coordinator of the headquarters of Alexei Navalny in Krasnodar Miroslav Valkovich said that on 26 April the landlord of the premises, which rents the headquarters was notified of the termination of the contract. “Reason called not want, but alludes that he is constantly under pressure. Under the contract we have to move out in may. While a new premises is not found, but looking for,” said Valkovich. He noted that when looking for new premises for the headquarters of Navalny in Krasnodar “the most important factor is the loyalty of the landlord to us.” “Not to be afraid and again not expelled,” stated Walkowicz.
At the end of 2016, Navalny announced his intention to participate in elections of the President of Russia in 2018. However, the CEC reminded the Bulk that he could not participate in elections as candidate. To gain a passive electoral right, Bulk need a court to appeal the verdict, said may 3 the Deputy Chairman of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev. We are talking about the verdict in the case of “Kirovles”, according to which the politician was sentenced to five years probation for embezzling 16 million rubles by embezzlement. On 3 may, the Kirov region court upheld the verdict.