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Lawyers of A&P assisted TUT BY MEDIA LLC within a Lawsuit Brought by the Ministry of Information

Anna Tsymbalist and Ksana Sidoruk, who hold positions of Senior Associates at Aleinikov & Partners, assisted TUT BY MEDIA LLC in building a case for invalidation of three written warnings issued by the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus against TUT BY MEDIA LLC. According to the Supreme Court judgment delivered on November 12, 2020, one of warnings is invalidated since issuance.

Alongside the Court has judged:

  • to collect 1,350 BYN from the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus in favor of TUT BY MEDIA LLC to reimburse expenses for payment of the state fee;
  • to collect 300 BYN from TUT BY MEDIA LLC in favor of the Ministry of information of the Republic of Belarus for the provision of legal services.

TUT BY MEDIA LLC went to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus with applications to litigate three of the four written warnings, on the basis of which the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus had previously filed an action to terminate the status of online media outlet for TUT.BY in the Economic Court of Minsk. As per decision of the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus, the status action is suspended for three months (from October 1 to December 30, 2020).

TUT.BY is the largest national Internet resource, founded in 2000 by a prominent Belarusian businessperson and patron of social activities Yuri Zisser. Having high credibility among readers, TUT.BY covers newsworthy events in Belarus and in the world to be divided in dozens of thematic sections. Monthly number of unique users of TUT.BY exceeds three million people.