Sands left unanswered the question of conflict Usmanov and Bulk

Dmitry Peskov

In the Kremlin declined to comment on the video of businessman Alisher Usmanov to the opposition leader, the founder of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) Alexei Navalny. On Thursday, may 18, the correspondent “reports”.

“This to us is irrelevant,” said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, answering the question raises whether a personal appeal Usmanov authority Bulk.

May 17 on the YouTube channel Usmanov had published his video message to the opposition. A 12-minute video he consistently denies all allegations of the Bulk. In particular, the businessman notes that never participated in the state privatization.

Alexei Navalny, in turn, promised to “paragraphs” to answer the appeal Usmanov.

On Thursday, the Lublin court of Moscow will begin preparing for trial on the claim of the businessman to Navalny on protection of honor and dignity. Usmanov is seeking to refute public statements of opposition.

In early March, the FCO published an investigation on non-profit funds, allegedly connected with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. In particular, in materials it was alleged that a classmate of Prime Minister Ilya Yeliseyev and associated Fund received from Usmanov land contract donation. The businessman called the accusations a lie.