Support The Moscow Times!

Navalny Blogs Victory

The following is part of an entry made on the blog of Transneft minority shareholder Alexei Navalny on Monday at 4:15 p.m.:

"Yaba daba doo! One minute ago, the Transneft company was slapped hard in the Moscow Arbitration Court. They refused to sign an amicable settlement with us and provide us voluntarily with the protocols of the board of directors. After that, the court ruled in our favor and ordered Transneft to hand over the papers we asked for.

"Our happiness is compounded by the fact that we received a resolution of the Constitutional Court in an analogical case with Rosneft. The court took our side. … We will read what they are hiding. This is a big victory."

(Navalny.livejournal.com)


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

As we approach the holiday season, please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world’s largest country.