Russian Alexey Gubarev has filed a lawsuit against American BuzzFeed and his editor-in-chief Ben Smith for mentioning his name in the dirt on the President of Donald trump, who allegedly collected the Russian special services. About the lawsuit, reports “Rain” with reference to CNN.
The publication BuzzFeed of 11 January was discussed, in particular, that Gubarev was recruited by the FSB and played an important role in hacking the servers of the US Democratic party last fall. Gubarev, head of the company, which is engaged in hosting and providing server capacity.
In comments to CNN, the businessman claims that the publication affected his business: “I was really harmed this story. So I am willing to spend the money and go for this in court.” Gubarev also said that publishing a questionable dossier became one of the most “reckless and irresponsible moments in modern journalism.” From BuzzFeed he wants to get at least 15 thousand dollars.
In BuzzFeed said that after learning about the threat of a lawsuit, I removed the last name Gubarev from the publication and offered his apologies.
This is the American edition published the full text of the “Russian dossier” on trump. Editor-in-chief of the resource explainedthat this is done due to the fact that the document has long been circulating in Washington, and Americans should be able to form my opinion of him.
In particular, the dossier argues that managing the Affairs of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Igor Depakin participated in secret meetings in Moscow with the now former Advisor to election headquarters trump Carter page. Depakin discussed Russia’s record with “dirt” on the opponent trump, Hillary Clinton, but also hinted that the Kremlin has similar dossiers on trump, according to the document.
The dossier also have information about the compromising of a sexual nature on the new President of the United States. According to the report, Russian intelligence has a video of how the billionaire partied with prostitutes at a five-star Moscow hotel “Ritz-Carlton” luxury in the room where you previously stopped Barack Obama and his wife, and prostitutes urinate on each other.