Russian National Makarenko Not Yet Sent To Florida From Custody In Hawaii - Embassy In US
Faizan Hashmi 9 days ago Wed 09th January 2019 | 05:45 AM
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 09th January, 2019) Russian national Dmitrii Makarenko, who was arrested by the FBI in the Northern Mariana Islands late last year, is currently in custody in Hawaii, where he is waiting to be transferred to Florida, Russian Embassy in the United States said on Wednesday.
According to a court document, Makarenko was arrested on December 29 over allegations of illegally exporting military goods. The court ordered the Russian national to be brought to the Southern District of Florida.
... We are currently seeking consular access to our compatriot. We will provide D.V. Makarenko all the necessary consular assistance in order to respect his legal rights," the embassy said in a message in the VK social network.
The embassy continues to closely monitor the situation with Makarenko's arrest, the diplomatic mission added.