Yaroshenko was offered residency in the United States for indications on booth


RIA Novosti

According to the couple convicted in the U.S. pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, the Russian offered a permanent residence permit, if he testified against another convict of Russian citizen Viktor bout, reports RIA “Novosti”.

“He offered the testimony of Victor bout to give, and then promised us green card”, she said.

According to the mother of the pilot, refusal to testify against bout exacerbated the situation Yaroshenko and increased his prison term.

Earlier Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak said that Russia considers the fate of bout and Yaroshenko priority issue in relations with the United States.