Monday, September 16, 2013

Moscow Courts Receive 447 Navalny's Lawsuits Against Mayoral Election Results

447 lawsuits filed by Alexei Navalny, an opposition activist and the runner-up in the mayoral election, against the election results have been submitted to the district courts of Moscow, the Moscow City Court's press office told RAPSI on Friday. According to the statement, 16 courts received the lawsuits. Navalny filed numerous lawsuits with The Moscow City Court contesting the election results. One large lawsuit was filed with the Moscow City Court along with 951 more to be filed in various jurisdictions throughout Moscow. The lawsuits are based on Navalny's theories of uneven media coverage for the candidates, as well as attempts to sway the vote of Moscow's senior citizens by unlawful means.

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