Entrepreneur without giving reasons revoked the appeal decision, U.S. district court, dismissing his previous libel suit
Russian entrepreneur Oleg Deepercutt: TASS, Vladimir Smirnov
– Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska refused trial by news Agency Associated Press, associated with the publication of an article about his links with the former head of the election campaign Donald trump Paul Manafort, according to the American information web-portal Politico.
Appeal from a judgment of the district court of the United States to dismiss the lawsuit Deripaska, was withdrawn by the plaintiff without explanation. “There was no agreement between the parties. Of course, the Agency refused to return the appeal after the lawsuit against the AP was revoked,” – said the official representative of the Agency, Lauren Easton.
The Russian businessman has filed a lawsuit against the AP after the Agency has published an article about contacts Deripaska and Manafort, linking them with a possible Russian intervention in the US elections in 2016.
Lawyers for Deripaska noted that the article gave the false impression that cooperation with Manufactum may be something to do with the election campaign of trump, while cooperation between Deripaska and Monforton ended in 2009.
The U.S. Supreme court in October rejected the claim of Mr. Deripaska, as under the laws of the United States when filing a claim of defamation to a Russian businessman it was necessary to prove that the Agency had published false information.
Manafort and his former business partner, Rick gates became defendants in the criminal case in the United States on charges of fraud, money laundering, conspiracy against U.S. interests and deceiving the American authorities regarding their cooperation with the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his “Party of regions”. Charges against the Manafort been made in the investigation of spectracolor Robert Mueller the possible influence of Russia on the results of the US elections in 2016.