MOSCOW, April 27. /TASS/. US citizen Trevor Reed said he has no complaints for the penal colony in Russia’s Mordovia, where he served his sentence, according to video footage broadcasted by Russian TV Wednesday.
Colony employees asked Reed if he has any complaints to the colony’s administration. The American answered in a negative.
Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS that Trevor Reed was exchanged for Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko on April 27.
On September 7, 2011, Yaroshenko was sentenced to 20 years in prison. He completely rejected all allegations, called his arrest a provocation and his criminal case fabricated. On May 28, 2010, he was arrested in Liberia by undercover US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in cooperation with local police, and was later covertly transported to the US. He was accused of organizing an international cocaine smuggling ring. Later, Russia filed extradition requests for Yaroshenko but those requests were denied.