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Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a sentence in an American prison, for the first time in seven years to meet with his wife Victoria. On Tuesday, August 21, RIA Novosti reported with reference to press Secretary of the Russian Consulate in new York Alexey Topol’s’ke.
Wife Russian came to new York with her daughter. Earlier Tuesday, the Commissioner for human rights in Russia Tatyana Moskalkova said, the family got permission and goes to meet him. It will be held on August 24.
Victoria Yaroshenko said that it intends to meet with Russian diplomats to discuss the possibility of an “appeal to the administrative authorities of the United States.”
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 Yaroshenko indicates 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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