MOSCOW, February 13 (RAPSI) – The Ninth Commercial Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a petition of Tsentralnoye Obshchestvo company, (Tsentralnoye Strakhovoye Obshchestovo prior to August 9, 2019), the license of which was withdrawn and which is in the process of bankruptcy, seeking to claim 609 million rubles ($9.6 million) from the Interior Ministry, according to the court’s materials.

The petitioner challenged a decision of a lower court of October 23, 2019.

Earlier, the Interior Ministry has made a public contract with the company as to insure life and health of its officers.

However, in 2018 the Bank of Russia withdrew the company’s insurance license. Later, the temporary administration of Tsentralnoye Strakhovoye Obshchestvo turned to courts seeking recognition of the company’s bankruptcy. In April of 2019, a commercial court dismissed the respective petition.

Last August, the Commercial Court of the Moscow Region stayed the bankruptcy proceedings with respect of the company.