The Russian Ministry of International Affairs introduced that Trevor Reed, a scholar from the USA, who was serving a sentence in Russia, was exchanged for Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko.
The alternate befell on April 27 after an extended negotiation course of, TASS stories.
Yaroshenko goes to reach in Moscow already in two hours, his spouse stated. She goes to see him at a Moscow airport.
In late January, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken proposed to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to debate the doable launch of two US residents, together with Reed, who had been imprisoned in Russia.
Trevor Reed, a scholar from Texas, USA, was sentenced in Moscow in 2020 to 9 years in jail. In August 2019, tenants of the house constructing on Leningradskoye Shosse, the place Reed was residing, known as the police after the US scholar, being underneath the affect of alcoholic intoxication, had a combat with a number of ladies. On the way in which to the police station, Reed attacked the cops, tore the uniform of the motive force and hit one other policeman.
Konstantin Yaroshenko, a Russian pilot, was imprisoned by a US courtroom in 2011. He was charged with conspiracy to smuggle medicine and sentenced to twenty years. He was delivered to the USA from Liberia, the place he was arrested on Might 28, 2010.