Chubais told about the deal, which judge the ex-the head of «RUSNANO» Melamed

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The head of «RUSNANO» Anatoly Chubais on Friday told the court that the Board did not object to the conclusion of a contract with a company affiliated with Leonid Melamed, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the audience Cheremushkinskaya court of Moscow.

«I personally initiated the issue of an independent assessment of financial viability of projects of the Corporation, the tender for which is perfectly legal won IFK «Alemar» (Melamed was the Vice President of this company),» said Chubais, speaking at the trial as a witness.

According to him, «because of doubt as to the affiliation, this question was put to General Council — the Board». «Since nobody objected, the agreement was approved», — said Chubais.

The agreement relating to consultation for decision whether to Fund the selected investment projects. Under the agreement, the company has also developed recommendations on financing schemes, building management systems and control over targeted use of funds, negotiations with investors.

Services cost 1% of the amount of investments in approved projects, noted Chubais. Thus, according to the witness, Melamed was not a shareholder «Alemara», and the position there occupied on a voluntary basis.

The investigative Committee of Russia accuses of a Melamed in embezzlement of entrusted property of the state Corporation for the sum more than 220 million rubles. The accused in a criminal case, in addition to Melamed, are his former Deputy, Andrey Malyshev and Corporation’s chief financial officer Svyatoslav Ponurov.

The defendants face up to 10 years in prison.