In Volgograd the leader of the regional branch of the party "Fair Russia and State Duma deputy Oleg Mikheev appealed in court against the newspaper" Kommersant "for" publishing false slanderous nature, "said RIA Novosti. Mikheev found that the published paper in autumn 2007 forced him to sell at unfavorable conditions, a large block of shares "Volgoprombanka" and demanded damages of $ 6 billion 761 million rubles.
According Mikheeva, it is an article in "Kommersant" has resulted in mass cancellation of the contract and the withdrawal of funds from the accounts of depositors of the bank, which he owned 86.88 percent of shares. A few days from the bank, investors have been 35 thousand residents of Volgograd Region, has been withdrawn by 1,152 billion rubles.
According to the press service of the offices of the Fair Russia, "Mikheyev was forced to sign an agreement with Promsvyazbank to the provision of credit in half a billion rubles by 13 per cent per annum. One of the conditions of the loan was for sale Mikheeva shares Volgoprombanka "at a nominal cost.
Mikheev believes that at the time of the sale price of shares amounted to 5.103 billion rubles, which is also under the contract received only slightly more than 79 million rubles. In addition, issuance of credit linked to the performance of even a number of conditions to which the fellow in other circumstances would not agree.
In publishing house "Kommersant" abstained from comment, referring to the fact that they do not yet have full information on the lawsuit.
28 September 2007, the Oleg Mikheev was detained in the case of tax avoidance by Bronka-M. On 1 October the same year, the court authorized his arrest, Mikheeva charged with tax evasion on a large scale. October 17, the court decided to release him from custody. Sam Mikheyev said then that the case against him is political in nature and caused by "United Russia".