MOSCOW, May 25 - RAPSI. The four Russian bikers arrested in Iraq on May 20 have reported that they have been taken out the prison and are being driven to an unspecified place, Yevgeny Vardanyants, the brother of one of the bikers, told RIA Novosti on Friday.

Four Russians were detained during a motorcycle trip around Iraq. RAMCC motorcycle club told RIA Novosti that Oleg Kapkayev, Alexander Vardanyants, Oleg Maximov and Maxim Igntayev have been charged with espionage. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Thursday that the authorities have ordered to release the Russians.

"About 20 minutes ago, Oleg Maximov's wife called him and he said in a low voice that they were being taken somewhere in a car," Vardanyants said.