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Pavel Durov listed 10 bitcoins to the project “Mutual Help”

The creator of the Telegram messenger Pavel Durov donated 10 BTC (6.5 million rubles) to the mutual help charity project. This was reported on Instagram by the particular person concerned in the "Moscow affair" Yegor Zhukov.

“Thanks very a lot to Pavel for such a beneficiant donation and for religion in our project! A number of thousand extra individuals who have discovered themselves in a tough state of affairs due to the pandemic will now obtain free meals packages. ”

The Mutual Help project was launched by the Zhukov Crew in early April and is geared toward serving to pensioners, individuals with disabilities, and huge households. In accordance to the organizers of the project, on Could 27, virtually three thousand individuals obtained assist.

In December 2019, as a part of the so-called “Moscow affair”, HSE scholar Egor Zhukov was discovered responsible of requires extremism due to YouTube movies about the advantages of a non-violent type of protest. Zhukov was sentenced to three years probation and banned from administering websites. The web page on Instagram is hosted by the Zhukov Crew - the HSE scholar himself doesn't have entry to it.

Recall that in April 2018, Pavel Durov started to pay bitcoin grants to proxy and VPN holders. Then he introduced his readiness to spend “thousands and thousands of {dollars} of private funds” for these functions inside a yr.

On Could 12, Pavel Durov introduced that Telegram had stopped engaged on the Telegram Open Community blockchain platform.

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