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Businessman wins £110, 000 libel damages at High Court over hitman slur on Russian blog

Mr Sloutsker, 59, had been a member of the Senate from 2002 to 2010, and is now living in Israel, although he told the court he had plans to move to London.


A wealthy Russian businessman has won £110, 000 in libel damages at the High Court over claims made on a blog that he took out a contract to kill the husband of a campaigner.

Former senator Vladimir Sloutsker, once one of Moscow’s most colourful political figures, sued celebrity journalist Olga Romanova in London.

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Mr Justice Warby ruled that he should hear the claim because Mr Sloutsker “had, and has, a substantial and widespread reputation in this jurisdiction”…

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London Evening standard by PAUL CHESTON





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