Ex-Mayor Chernovetsky lost trial against “Nashhi groshi” and Facenews
On June 12, the Dniprovsky district court in Kiev dismissed the lawsuit against the journalist for “Nashi groshi” program (Our Money) Yuriy Nikolov and Facenews edition, filed by the former mayor of Kyiv, Leonid Chernovetsky. The ex-mayor demanded to refute the information they made public and to reimburse moral damage in amount of 1 million of hryvnias (around $37 700). The executive director of the Human Rights Platform, Oleksander Burmahin posted this news on his Facebook page, as Detector Media reported.IMI informed that on November 19, the former Kyiv mayor Leonid Chernovetsky filed a defamation lawsuit against Yuriy Nikolov, a journalist for "Our Money" and Facenews , demanding to refute untruthful information and to compensate him non-pecuniary damage.
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