Moskalkova waiting for a response to a letter from Trump to pardon Yaroshenko

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Nitroscanate in fotoballoon on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Archival photoMoskalkova waiting for a response to a letter from Trump to pardon Yaroshenko© RIA Novosti / Alexander Nitroscanate the image Bank

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova has not yet received a reply to his letter to the President of the United States Donald Trump to pardon Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko.

«I expect in two months, not before,» — said Moskalkova RIA Novosti, answering a question about whether she got a response from trump.

At the end of may Moskalkova addressed to the President of the United States Donald Trump to pardon convicted in US Yaroshenko.

Yaroshenko was convicted in the United States in 2011 to 20 years in prison on charges in the preparation of the conspiracy to commit delivery of large quantities of drugs into U.S. territory. In the US, the Russian was taken from Liberia, where he was arrested on may 28, 2010. In April 2016, the court of appeals of new York denied Yaroshenko in the revision of the sentence. The appeal to the Supreme court of the United States Yaroshenko refused.

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