the U.S. Embassy against the background of the pandemic coronavirus evacuated to the home of his citizen Galen Grandstaff accused Russia of smuggling drugs. This was reported by TASS source in law enforcement bodies.

“Since he is in Texas,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

the American Lawyer Anton Omelchenko confirmed this information, noting that his client has left the territory of Russia “officially and legally”, since the exit visa he was given the Russian authorities.

He added that if Russia will stop the case against him, and to him claims will not, he can go back to his wife who can’t visit him because of the pandemic. However, according to the lawyer, the consequence has no plans to discontinue the prosecution against the American.

21 August 2018 it was reported that in respect of Grandstaff teaching in Moscow English language, a criminal case of smuggling of psychotropic drugs on a large scale. The reason for ordering in the online shop cleaning products containing gamma-butyrolactone, which is listed in the list of prohibited on the territory of Russia products.