Deputies of the state Duma from the Communist party urged President Vladimir Putin to impose sanctions against the candidate in US presidents, a former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Write about this “Izvestia”.
Clinton, according to the authors of the initiative, should be the main defendant in the so-called “list Yaroshenko”, related to Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a prison term in the United States. Operation on detention of Yaroshenko in Liberia in 2010, according to deputies, could not be endorsed Clinton.
The corresponding Deputy inquiry directed to Putin and the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. In addition to the proposed Clinton sanctions imposed on attorney for the southern district of new York, the Relieved of Bharara, the judge of the circuit court of the state of new York jed’s Rakoff, head of the African Department of the US Federal agencies to combat drug trafficking Sam Gae and the judges of the court of Appeal second district of the United States, which was denied Yaroshenko in the appeal. The paper lists “all violations of the legitimate rights of the pilot”, in particular his detention, the charges against Yaroshenko and the conditions of his detention in prison, say “news”. MPs asked “to study hard measures of a diplomatic, economic or other effects on defendants in the list,” the newspaper said.
“Americans love to kick up a fuss about human rights violations around the world, and you spit on these rights with “high steeple”: abduct, torture and imprisoning anyone they want and wherever they want. It is clear that weak countries will be silent in response to the illegal persecution of its citizens by the USA. But Russia-the country is strong”, — told “Izvestia”, the Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist party Sergei Obukhov. He stressed that the issue of release Yaroshenko should be raised to “all without exception negotiations with the Americans, increasing pressure on them through sanctions mechanisms”. In this case, the inquiry expressed its willingness to subscribe to and some deputies from a just Russia and United Russia.
Konstantin Yaroshenko is serving a term on the case of conspiracy to import into the U.S. of large quantities of drugs. According to investigators, the pilot arrived in Liberia and agreed to carry from Venezuela to the US through Africa a few tons of cocaine. For his services he allegedly was to receive $4.5 million he was arrested in Liberia in 2010, in 2011, Yaroshenko was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Moscow believes the verdict to Yaroshenko politicized. In April 2015, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against 11 employees of Management on fight against drugs of the Ministry of justice of the USA and four employees of the security service of Liberia on the abduction of the pilot.
At the end of January Yaroshenko made an unscheduled operation and, according to his lawyer, “it was made without any preparation”, resulting in his client could not walk and had severe pain. After a few days he began to get drugs, then said that is on the mend. Shortly before the operation the pilot in an interview with “Izvestiya” told that during detention he was tortured and beaten. The actions of the US authorities he called “absolute lawlessness”.
Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. Now she fights for the right of promotion in US presidents from Democratic party. She is leading the race, ahead of his rival, the Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders.