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Russia Denounces Bout Sentence

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Russia’s foreign ministry is lashing out at the United States for ordering Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison. A ministry statement Friday condemned the sentence, accusing the U.S. court of carrying out an obvious “political order.” A U.S. judge handed Bout the 25-year prison term for attempting to sell missiles to […]

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Russian Arms Dealer Gets 25 Years in US Prison

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has sentenced Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges for attempting to sell missiles to Colombian rebels. Bout, who prosecutors dubbed the “Merchant of Death,” shouted during the sentencing hearing that the charges against him were a lie. He called himself a legitimate businessman. His lawyer […]

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Russian Arms Dealer Gets 25 Years in Prison

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has sentenced Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges for attempting to sell missiles to Colombian rebels. Bout, who prosecutors dubbed the “Merchant of Death,” shouted during the sentencing hearing that charges against him were a lie. He called himself a legitimate businessman. His lawyer says […]

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Russian Arms Dealer Gets 25 Years in Prison

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. judge has sentenced Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges for attempting to sell missiles to Colombian rebels. Bout, who prosecutors dubbed the “Merchant of Death,” shouted during the sentencing hearing that charges against him were a lie. He called himself a legitimate businessman. His lawyer says […]

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Russian Arms Dealer Gets 25 Years in Prison

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has sentenced Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges for selling weapons. Bout, who prosecutors call a “merchant of death,” shouted during the sentencing hearing that charges against him were a lie. He again asserted that he never intended to kill anyone and called himself […]

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Russian Arms Dealer to be Sentenced

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is to appear in a New York court Thursday to learn how long he will spend in prison on terrorism charges. Bout’s sentence could be anywhere from 25 years to life for his November 2011 conviction for trying to sell arms to Colombian rebels to use against Americans. Bout’s lawyer […]

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