Konstantin Arsenate: RIA Novosti
Family of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, serving a 20-year sentence in an American prison, will arrive in the US on August 20. About it the newspaper “Izvestia” was told by his wife Victoria Yaroshenko.
“We live in new York. Distance from our place of stay in the US to prison, “Danbury” — about 100 kilometers. Meet up with Konstantin we will be able to four times a week for two hours,” said the woman.
She also noted that to buy tickets helped friends. According to the wife of Russian pilot, they plan to stay in the U.S. until mid-September. “It’s hard to imagine how difficult it is to communicate only by phone or chat. Especially when we know how hard he has,” explained Victoria.
Yaroshenko will see his wife and daughter for the first time in seven years.
Konstantin Yaroshenko was convicted in 2011 for participating in a conspiracy to smuggle drugs. In the U.S. it was brought from Liberia, where he was arrested on may 28, 2010. Worked under cover agents of the Federal administration in the United States to combat drug trafficking allegedly caught the Russians in a criminal intent on the transportation of large quantities of cocaine.
Protection of the Russian points to the inhumane attitude and the deterioration of his health. For several years he was in prison, “Fort Dix”, where in mid-June he was transferred to penitentiary “Danbury” in Connecticut.
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