“Izvestia”: the mother of pilot Yaroshenko in a letter to Trump asking for “mercy”

Lyubov Yaroshenko

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MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Mother of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who for more than six years in an American prison, sent to the President of the United States Donald Trump asking to pardon her son. The text of the letter published on Thursday the newspaper “Izvestia”.

“I’m sincerely glad your difficult victory in the elections and, based on experience, I try to see it as new opportunities for a speedy return of Constantine to the Motherland, – stated in the text of the appeal. – I stand before you on my knees begging you to show mercy and save the life of my son.”