Supporters of former chess champion Bobby Fischer said Wednesday that the Japanese Justice Ministry has informed them Fischer will be allowed to leave Japan for Iceland on Thursday.
John Bosnitch of the Committee to Free Bobby Fischer said ministry officials told the chess legend's supporters that Fischer would be allowed to leave his immigration detention center north of Tokyo on Thursday morning. It wasn't immediately clear whether ministry officials would escort Fischer to Tokyo's international airport at Narita.
Bosnitch said the ministry gave no reason for its decision.
"We've been in touch with officials," Bosnitch said. "He'll be released tomorrow."
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said