07 octombrie 2021

Russian Bellingcat partner Dobrokhotov slapped with fine by Moscow court over defamation lawsuit filed by Dutch blogger


A Moscow court has agreed with a claim by Dutch blogger Max van der Werff that Roman Dobrokhotov, editor-in-chief of investigative journalism outlet The Insider, defamed him over accusations that he works with Russian authorities.However, despite the court’s decision, Dobrokhotov was ordered to pay just 156,000 rubles ($2,160), far below the two million rubles ($27,720) bought by Van der Werff. The Dutchman publicly accused Dobrokhotov of libeling him after The Insider claimed that he secretly [...]