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Svetlana Lokhova

RICHMOND, Va. — The Fourth Circuit ruled that a district court improperly sanctioned Russian-born author and academic Svetlana Lokhova for filing a suit alleging that Stefan Halper and his attorney contacted her publishers and caused her then-forthcoming book to be canceled. The appeals court panel found that the complaint was not frivolous. Lokhova’s prior suit accusing Halper of being the source of stories that claimed she was a Russian spy who had an affair with General Michael Flynn was dismissed.

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