MOSCOW, September 29 - RAPSI, Sergei Feklyunin. A commercial court registered a lawsuit filed by Central Partnership Sales House on recovering $2.21 million from CP Digital DVD film distributor, the court told the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) on Thursday.

Central Partnership was established in 1996. It distributes and produces films.

According to the media, the company is owned by the ProfMedia holding established by Interros, owned by Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin, and Central Partnership's top manager Ruben Dishdishyan. Profmedia was established in 1997.

CP Digital was established in 2000. It is a leading DVD distributor in Russia. It distributes Central Partnerships films, and cooperates with the Paradise Group and the countrys leading television channels.

The lawsuit was filed with the court on September 28. The hearing date has not yet been set.