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Bout's conviction and sentencing is welcome news for anyone committed to the eradication of the illicit trade in weapons. But it also points to the fundamental hypocrisy at the heart of the global trade in weapons: Governments protect corrupt and
Russian citizen Viktor Bout yesterday was a New York court sentenced 25 years in prison for conspiring to sell weapons to anti-American terrorists in Colombia, according to AFP. 45 suspects accused of being one of the weapons
Russia denounced the prison sentence handed out to its citizen Viktor Bout in the United States as groundless and biased and pledged to seek his return home. Mr. Bout was sentenced on Friday to 25 years in prison for conspiring to sell arms to anti-U.
A Federal District Court judge in Manhattan sentenced the arms trafficker, Viktor Bout , on Thursday . Mr. Bout was convicted last fall of conspiring to kill Americans after attempting to sell weapons to undercover American agents posing as members
The international arms trade is a lot like a perverse and capillary circulatory system leading to pariah regimes, guerrillas, terrorists and criminal gangs anywhere in the world of the blood they need to survive: weapons and ammunition.
Skooter reporting 04/6/12 Federal court Judge Shira Scheindlin sentenced convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison on Thursday, but in a lashed out at prosecutors said there was no credible
Judge Shira Scheindlin of US Federal court in New York has sentenced arms dealer Viktor Bukot, dubbed the ‘merchant of death,’ to 25 years in jail after being found guilty of attempting to sell 100 advanced
Prosecutors have presented to a New York jury evidence they say shows an ex-Soviet officer dubbed the Merchant of Death researched an anti-American rebel group before being arrested on charges he agreed to sell it weapons. The contents of Viktor Bout'
A former Soviet military officer was willing to sell "staggering quantities" of weapons and explosives to anti-American rebels to make millions of dollars, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday at the trial of a man dubbed the Merchant of Death got
Viktor Bout , the so-called Merchant of Death, walked into the wood-paneled federal courtroom in lower Manhattan Tuesday to face charges he was willing to provide a massive arsenal of weapons to kill Americans, as part of his alleged global network