Navalny has promised to respond to the video message Usmanov

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in photobackpack Alexei Navalny. Archival photoNavalny has promised to respond to the video message Usmanov© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Thursday promised later to answer the points to statements by billionaire Alisher Usmanov, made in a video message to the head of the Fund of struggle against corruption and its supporters.

In the video on its YouTube channel Bulk placed video Usmanov, with a one-minute summary, which confirmed his accusations against the businessman and called for «wait for our response.»

«Of course, Borganic I’ll answer point by point, and that there was no question that the followers of our channel will see my answer and do not see the appeal Usmanov, I put its entire video on our channel,» wrote Navalny.

Video Usmanov published today, the first day of the trial Navalny on protection of honor and dignity. The billionaire called false accusations of veiled bribery, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, illicit enrichment, tax evasion and allegedly received during Soviet times, the prison term for the rape (Usmanov said that he had served six years on trumped-up charges of embezzlement of socialist property and was later rehabilitated).

Today in the Lublin court of Moscow has passed preliminary session under the claim of Usmanov to Navalny on protection of honor and dignity, the hearing on the merits scheduled for may 30. In the lawsuit Usmanov did not claim material claims, demanding to refute the information circulated.