MOSCOW, September 17 (RAPSI) – Russian mogul Oleg Deripaska has filed a business reputation protection lawsuit against three foreign media outlets with the Krasnodar Regional Commercial Court, RAPSI has learnt from the court’s press service.

Defendants are Times Newspapers Ltd, Telegraph Media Group Limited и The Nation Company LLC. Details of the claim have not been disclosed.

It is not the first time Deripaska has sued foreign media.

In October 2017, the U.S. Federal District Court of Columbia dismissed his defamation lawsuit against the Associated Press (AP) news agency over an article about alleged interference of Russia in U.S. Presidential elections. The contested article stated that the Russian entrepreneur paid for services of Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for Donald Trump.