Navalny is accused of illegally receiving money from Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Journalist Oleg Lurie, said that the opposition leader Alexei Navalny illegally received funds to conduct political activities from the former head NK “YUKOS” Michael Khodorkovsky. This is stated in the Lurie blog on LiveJournal.

The journalist, in particular, was cited in the post copies of the documents from which it follows that the Trustees of Khodorkovsky handed over to the head of a staff of Navalny Leonid Volkov at least 60 thousand dollars under the guise of payment for the studies on “structure of contemporary Russian society.”

In addition to Volkov, in the post, he referred to such participants of the above schemes, as Natalia Suchkova, Maria Baronova and the citizen of Germany Frank Gerhard Reader.

According to the journalist, the actions of the team Navalny of receiving money from Khodorkovsky — “in fact, the financing of political activities from abroad, bypassing the established procedure of registration as a foreign agent”.

In early March, was published the investigation is based Navalny Fund of struggle against corruption of allegedly affiliated with the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev charities and non-profits. In the material, in particular, it was alleged that the classmate Medvedev Ilya Yeliseyev and associated sotsgosproyekt Foundation has received from the businessman Alisher Usmanov in the donation agreement, the land plot with a house in the village of Znamenskoye on Rublevsky highway cost 5 billion rubles.

In the Kremlin these materials called “an example of creativity of the convicted citizen.” Usmanov stated that the approval of the Bulk are false, and sued him in court.

The investigation of the FBC gave the organizers the reason for mass protests in different cities of the country. Part of presentations, including rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg, was not sanctioned by the authorities. In the capital, according to official data, on Tverskaya street in the center of the city went about eight thousand people. According to hall, was detained about 600 participants.