MOSCOW, March 6 - RAPSI. The Moscow Commercial Court placed on Monday the Sovetsky Pisatel Publishing House into administration as part of its bankruptcy case.

The source could not say who has been appointed the administrator.

Redaktsiya Zhurnala MK Bulvar (part of the Moskovsky Komsomolets Publishing House) is the plaintiff. Sovetsky Pisatel owes Moskovsky Komsomolets 1.6 million rubles ($54,600).

Sovetsky Pisatel (Soviet Writer) was established by the Union of Writers in 1934 and was one of the largest publishing houses in the Soviet Union and newly independent Russia.

According to media, after the Soviet Union's dissolution, the publishing house was owned by the Association of Writers Unions. Subsequently, it was privatized.

According to the case materials, Moskovsky Komsomolets has been involved in a corporate dispute over Sovetsky Pisatel.