The lawyer told about "progress" in negotiations on the exchange of bout and Yaroshenko

The process of discussion, exchange of serving time in prison in the U.S. of Russians Viktor bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko is soon in their life can happen a positive change, reported Wednesday RIA Novosti news Agency the lawyer Alexei Tarasov.

According to the lawyer, he can't disclose details, information about whom owns at this stage.

"I don't know how in the end it will look", - said Tarasov.

Bout was arrested in Thailand on us request in 2008 as a result of provocative operations of the American intelligence services and transported in the United States. In 2012, a jury in new York found the Russians guilty in the preparation of the conspiracy to murder U.S. citizens and material support of terrorism.

Yaroshenko in the United States in 2011 was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges in the preparation of the conspiracy to commit delivery of large quantities of drugs into U.S. territory.