Usmanov demanded to ban articles about the alleged connection with the case Shakro Young

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomodellen Usmanov. Archival photoUsmanov demanded to ban articles about the alleged connection with the case Shakro Young© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has addressed in court with the requirement to block three articles on the Internet where a businessman associated with the case criminal authority Shakro Young (Zakhary Kalashov on the passport) and other criminal groups, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the Basmanny court of Moscow Juno Tsarev.

«In the claim (on protection of honor and dignity – ed.) Usmanov asks 50 thousand rubles compensation for moral damage, remove three articles: «Alisher Usmanov. Status: «authority», «Alisher Usmanov in Shakro» and the article about relationships with organized crime groups,» — said Tsarev. All three of these articles published on the website of the Russian Criminal ( Sections information about the project and contact details this resource is empty. The defendant in the lawsuit Usmanov, according to the record of the court and according to a spokesperson, is a Volkov A. M.

As can be seen from the base court to a claim in the proceedings brought by Roskomnadzor. The thing is, Tsarev said that Usmanov «asks to deny this information» about him, and this «can only be done by Roskomnadzor».

The official review of Roskomnadzor RIA Novosti has not yet.

Consideration of the claim on the merits scheduled for December 12.

Alisher Usmanov — founder and co-owner of USM Holdings comprising the assets of the «metalloinvest», Baikal mining company «MegaFon». The businessman is the owner of 100% of shares of OOO «Kommersant holding», in addition, he owned a 30% stake in London football club «Arsenal», which was sold in August 2018.

The major beneficiary of USM Holdings is estimated at $ 12.5 billion, allowing it to occupy the tenth position in the list of the richest Russians. Also Usmanov is the eighth in the ranking of the richest people in the British newspaper Times.