A lawyer of Russian national Viktor Bout, who has been convicted for arms trafficking in the United States, said on Tuesday he had prepared a complaint about prison conditions.
The defense team of Russian businessman Viktor Bout, convicted for arms trafficking in the United States, has filed an appeal against the guilty verdict, his lawyer told RIA Novosti on Thursday.
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The United States refused to extradite convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout to Russia over a “formality” coupled with a set of illegitimate pretexts, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
The United States has refused a request from Russia that convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout be returned to his home country to spend the remainder of his 25-year prison term, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Saturday.Bout,Show More Summary
The US Department of Justice has refused to extradite convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to Russia for him to serve his prison time at home, Bout’s attorney Albert Dayan said.
Defense lawyers for jailed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout claim there is new evidence to support their appeal for the case to be reconsidered.
On Thursday, I profiled DEA Agent Lou Milione, who leads a small team in an investigation that culminated in the capture and conviction of one of the world’s most notorious arms dealers, Viktor Bout, a.k.a. “The Merchant of Death.” Milione is a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal, which rewards good work by federal employees. Read full article >>
A lawyer of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in jail by a U.S. court in April, is seeking to postpone the deadline for appealing against the ruling for three months.
Jailed Russian businessman Viktor Bout is serving his term with terrorists and learning the Arabic language, his lawyer Albert Dayan told RIA Novosti.
The wife of jailed Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who is serving his 25-year imprisonment in the United States, submitted on Friday an extradition request to Russia’s Justice Ministry, Alla Bout said.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout who was jailed for 25 years in the United States will appeal against his conviction, his lawyer said on Friday, in a case that has strained ties between Moscow and Washington.
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Viktor Bout, a convicted Russian arms dealer who received a 25-year prison sentence in the United States for planning to kill U.S. nationals and sell arms to the Colombian militants, will serve his time in an Illinois prison block reserved for convicted terrorists, Russian Kommersant daily reported on Friday.
The defense team for imprisoned Russian businessman, Viktor Bout, has started work on an appeal to Russian Ministry of Justice requesting his extradition from the U.S. as well as appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and the International Court of Justice in the Hague, Bout’s lawyer Albert Dayan said.
A U.S. court has sentenced a South African pilot who testified against his former associate and jailed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to five years in jail, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
The U.S. is delaying the transfer of convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout to a high-security prison in Colorado, his lawyer said Tuesday.