Sechin sued Novaya Gazeta because of an article about St. Princess Olga yacht

The first to file a lawsuit was his wife Olga.
Executive Director of "Rosneft" Igor Sechin, sued the "Novaya Gazeta". August 16, he filed a lawsuit on protection of honor and dignity to the "Novaya Gazeta", he told "Vedomosti" a spokesman for the Basmanny Court Juno Tsarev.

Tsarev clarified that the lawsuit Sechin requests to declare the defamatory information in the article "The Secret" Princess Olga ". As the head of "Rosneft" Igor Sechin, is associated with one of the most luxurious yachts in the world? "And to publish a retraction on the pages of" Novaya Gazeta ". "Rosneft" is representative did not respond to a request for submission of a new action.

Earlier this week, a lawsuit against the "Novaya Gazeta" and filed Olga Sechin, the wife of Igor Sechin. She is confident that the note violated her right to privacy, and requires the publication to delete the text from the website of "Novaya Gazeta", and destroy all the rooms in which the article was published. Does the claim of Sechin's requirement to destroy the numbers of "Novaya gazeta" article on the yacht, Tsarev found it difficult to say.

Earlier, a representative of "Rosneft" confirmed "; Vedomosti "the fact of filing a lawsuit Sechin and the fact that she is the wife of the head of the oil company.

An article about a yacht St. Princess Olga was published in "Novaya Gazeta" in the beginning of August 2016 The ship, on the publication, launched in 2013, its size - "with a football field (85.6 m)." The yacht supposedly has a swimming pool, which is optionally converted into a helipad, a spa and a lift.

St. Princess Olga sails under the flag of the Cayman Islands and is owned by a local company Serlio Shipping Ltd, says, "Novaya Gazeta". After studying with the help of special sites on the route of ships and yachts pictures in Instagram account Sechin, the publication suggested that St. Princess Olga Sechin or family property, or they often rent the ship. Now the photos in the Instagram account, which is referred to "new", but its subscribers are available have seen "Vedomosti".

According to experts interviewed by "New", this yacht is worth "at least $ 100 million." At the same time the fall of 2015, "Rosneft" has published documents on payments to members of the Board of Directors. Of these, as well as based on payments Standardcompensation of top managers of the company, it follows that taking into account the premiums Sechin annual income may be 471 million rubles. (About $ 7.4 million at the exchange rate on Monday, August 15).

"Rosneft", as he Sechin, in recent years, regularly suing journalists. So, in April 2016, "Rosneft" through the court demanded that the RBC refute the information published in the article "Sechin has asked the government to protect from BP's" Rosneft "."

Legal proceedings on this claim is not yet finished. In 2014, the court found that the column of the newspaper "Vedomosti" on Sechin contained information discrediting his honor. Earlier that same year, the court found defamatory "Rosneft" President two articles in Forbes magazine, in particular information about what fee Sechin reportedly one of the highest among Russian executives.