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Former Marine Trevor Reed Freed From Russian Custody Following Prisoner Swap

Former American marine Trevor Reed was released from Russian custody via prison swap, following 3 years of being jailed in Russia on trumped up assault charges.

In exchange for the ex-marine, the United States will handover Russian drug smuggler Konstantin Yaroshenko.

US president Joe Biden told the Reed family: “I am pleased to announce that your son's release has been secured and he should be back on US soil within the week”.

The Reed family ecstatic by the news told the Washington Post: “We are delighted by the news from president Biden, and we too look forward to seeing our son again”.

Trevor Reed, who was hospitalized whilst in custody after contracting TB stated that: “I am glad that my president was able to get me released for a crime I didn't commit”. 

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