Alisher Usmanov announced a startup competition with a monthly prize of 1 million rubles.

MOSCOW, June 28. /TASS/. Businessman Alisher Usmanov announced that completes a contest for the best videos, pictures, stickers and photos on the subject of his video message to the address of Alexei Navalny in the network, and announced the beginning of a new startup competition, the best of which at the end of the month will receive a million rubles.

“At my request, the support team of the competition pereformuliruem community (the network “Vkontakte” – approx. TASS), and will use the group as a platform for new initiatives. For example, right now I would like to continue to support the talents on the Internet, so I announce a contest of startups,” wrote Usmanov on his page in “Vkontakte”.

According to entrepreneur, the best projects at the end of the month “will receive one million roubles”, and the authors of the best project for the year will be invited to discuss investment opportunities.

According to the published in early March, a material of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK), founded by Alexei Navalny, a classmate of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Ilya Yeliseyev and associated sotsgosproyekt Foundation received from Usmanov in the donation agreement, the land plot with a house in the village of Znamenskoye on Rublevsky highway cost 5 billion rubles. In turn, Usmanov has issued several video messages to Bulk on its official YouTube channel in which he stated that the information disseminated about it Navalny, is false.

May 31, the Lublin court of Moscow satisfied the claim to the Bulk of Usmanov and FBK, obliging them to remove and to refute the statements about the involvement of the businessman to corruption and details of his alleged conviction for rape.