MOSCOW, July 27 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Lyublinsky District Court would start hearing a 500,000-ruble ($7,000) defamation suit filed by businessman Alexander Udodov against Alexey Navalny on August 14, the court’s press service told RAPSI on Monday. 

The plaintiff demands refutation of statements about his allegedly unjust enrichment distributed by the blogger and financial compensation for moral damage.

Alexander Udodov is Russian businessman and developer. Since 2015, he has been a member of board of the Eurasian Pipeline Consortium and majority owner of several realty companies and food manufacturing enterprises.