Oleg Navalny sued the colony of 50 thousand rubles for the too strict conditions

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva fotobanka in Bulk. Archival photoOleg Navalny sued the colony of 50 thousand rubles for the too strict conditions© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Uritsky district court in Orel region was awarded 50 thousand roubles of compensation for moral damages instead of the requested 700 thousand rubles Oleg Navalny, serving a sentence for embezzlement from the company «Yves Rocher», told RIA Novosti the representative of the court on Tuesday.

The violation consisted in the fact that Oleg Navalny, according to the sentence, must serve his sentence in a penal colony, and he was kept under strict conditions. Defendants were employees of a corrective colony №5 in Orel region.

«The claim was partially satisfied, the court decided to pay moral damages in the amount of 50 thousand rubles,» — said the representative of the court, adding that the lawsuit claimed was the amount of 700 thousand.

The court announced the decision on 6 November, but the media drew attention to it only today. In effect it has not yet come, and may be appealed.

On his page on Facebook Oleg Navalny wrote that the court’s decision is good for him.

Navalny brothers in December 2014 he was convicted of stealing more than 26 million rubles from the company «Yves Rocher» and over 4 million rubles from «multi processing company» and for the legalization of more than 21 million rubles. Alexey Navalny received three and a half year suspended sentence, and Oleg Navalny — the same term, but real prison in a General regime colony. The sentence Oleg Navalny was serving in a colony №5 in the village of Naryshkino, Oryol region. In June of this year he was released.