MOSCOW, January 16 (RAPSI) – The first lawsuit has been filed against Apple’s subsidiary Apple Rus over iPhone slowdown, the spokesperson of Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court Anastasia Dzyurko has told RAPSI.

A plaintiff demands free battery replacement and 777,800 rubles (about $14,000) in compensation from the defendant, Dzyurko said.

Earlier, Apple corporation confirmed that the processing speed of older iPhones reduces with time. However, that is needed for extension of the phones’ service life, according to the company.

In December, following the statement, two class action suits were filed against the corporation with the U.S. courts.