Narodnaia Volia Is to Pay 100 Million Rubles (about $45 500) to Siarhiei Haidukievich
On 14 June Liubou Valievich, judge of Minsk Leninski Borough Court, sentenced Narodnaia Volia newspaper to pay 100 million rubles about $45 500 to Siarhiei Haidukievich, leader of Belarusian Liberal Democratic Party and deputy of the Chamber of Representatives of National Assembly for compensation of moral harm. The court found the information of the article “Letter from Haidukievich. And Fax to Haidukievich” (published on 1 March 2005) deceitful and insulting. In the article it was said that Haidukievich owed about one million dollars to Hussein’s oil ministry.