Russian businessman Alexei Gubarev has filed a lawsuit in London’s High court by a former employee of British intelligence, the author of “Russian dossier” on US President Donald trump Christopher Steele. As writes The Daily Mail, the Russian believes that the publication of the dossier caused damage to his business reputation.
In the “Russian dossier”, published on the website BuzzFeed, said that Gubarev and his company Webzilla could be involved in the hacking of servers of the National Committee of the US Democratic party ahead of presidential elections in the United States in 2016. The attorney representing the Russian businessman, said that BuzzFeed subsequently apologized and removed the name Gubarev and the name of his company from the publication.
The protection of Steele in turn emphasizes that prepared former scout report was “confidential” and stil can not bear the responsibility for his “unauthorised publication”.
The trial began on July 20. It is expected that within five days the court will hear the parties ‘ positions, and then decide.
10 Jan 2017 edition BuzzFeed published a report about “compromising facts” on trump, compiled by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele. There were reports of contacts between the assistants elected President with the Russian investigators. It is also said that before the election of head of the White house, the billionaire has rented the presidential Suite at the Moscow Ritz-Carlton hotel and invited prostitutesthat was recorded by the Russians.
According to CNN, the secret documents also contained information about personal Finance trump.
Sam trump called the report a fake and “a total political witch hunt”.
In 2018, the libel suit in connection with the publication of the report was filed by Russian businessmen, Mikhail Fridman, Pyotr Aven and German Khan.