The Fund of support of socially important state projects (sotsgosproyekt Foundation) appealed to the Lyublinskiy district court of Moscow with the claim to the oppositionist Alexey Navalny and the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK), announced on Friday, August 4, RAPSI (Russian Agency of legal and judicial information) representative of the interests of the applicant.
As follows from the claim, on the Internet by the defendants posted an article and video that relate to the activities of the sotsgosproyekt Foundation, but contain information that is untrue and discrediting the business reputation of the applicant. In particular, in the contested materials States that «the oligarch Usmanov bribed Dmitry Medvedev, giving him a non-profit Foundation estate of over 5 billion rubles,» «We know what it means to be a gift: it’s a bribe», «a gift from the oligarch official can only be a bribe.»
Thus, according to the plaintiff, Bulk and FBK clearly indicate that the property donated Usmanov «Cargospace» is a bribe to the Prime Minister Medvedev. «These data are false and discredit business reputation of the Fund, as evidenced by the involvement of the Foundation criminally-punishable acts», – says in the lawsuit the Complainant.
Recall that the sotsgosproyekt Foundation directs Ilya Eliseev, a former classmate of Dmitry Medvedev, who is one of the «heroes» of the investigation the FCO.
The results of the investigation, during which they reviewed information about the property of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, was published by the FCO on March 2 this year. Then, on the Foundation website was posted the movie «He’s not Dimon», which outlined details of the investigation. Five months after the publication of the only on YouTube this video was watched by over 24 million people.
According to the head of FBK Alexei Navalny, the investigation began with a check of Internet shopping, which made for Medvedev in the online stores. Gradually the staff of FBC came to the conclusion that expensive real estate in Moscow and near Sochi, decorated charities, belongs to the head of the Russian government. Manage these funds of former classmates Medvedev. The authors of the investigation conclude that the property, in fact, is the bribes received from businessmen, and also were purchased with funds from various translation companies and financial institutions. Extras in the investigation said family estate and in Agrocomplex Mansurovo, the mountain residence Psehako in Sochi, vineyards in Anapa and Tuscany, «Milovka» (giving in Plyos) and other property.
13 APR businessman Alisher Usmanov, mentioned in the investigation of the FBC as the person who actually gave a large bribe to Medvedev, filed a lawsuit in the Lublin court against Navalny and the FCO. It was about the lawsuit on protection of honor and dignity. On the eve of Navalny called false statement Usmanov that the exchange of land between a businessman and the sotsgosproyekt Foundation was cash-strapped.
Usmanov insists that exchanged bought for sisters plot in the suburban village of Znamenskoye in the land of the sotsgosproyekt Foundation on the ruble near his home.