“If everything goes well, then by Thursday this week Yuri will be at home with his family,” Tarasov told RIA Novosti.

According to the lawyer, on February 7, the Russian should be released from the detention center in the state of Georgia and put on a flight to the capital of Qatar, Doha.

Martyshev will fly from Doha to Moscow.

On December 21, Yury Martyshev was released.

In April 2019, a court in the United States sentenced Martyshev to six and a half years in prison on cyber fraud charges.