Journalists wait near Prison Colony 1 of the Moscow Region Branch of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service where Israeli citizen Naama Issachar, sentenced in Russia for 7.5 years in prison for smuggling drugs, is serving her sentence, in the Novoe Grishino village, Russia. An Israeli-American jailed in Russia on drug charges came one step closer to release on Tuesday after Moscow regional governor Andrei Vorobyev signed her pardon request, the final step necessary before the matter can be taken up by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
|Categories:||Crime, Law & Justice, Politics|
|Feature:||Russia Israel Naama Issachar|
|Location:||Novoe Grishino, Moscow region, Russia|
|Keywords:||amnesty, pardon, horizontal, prohibited substances, drugs, smuggling, convicted|