MOSCOW (AP) — Russian riot police had to be sent into the wrestling ring Friday when a scuffle erupted after a championship bout. Viktor Lebedev of Russia’s northern region of Yakutia beat Ismail Musukayev of Dagestan in an under-57 kilogram semifinal Friday at the competition that decides who represents Russia at the Rio Olympics this […]
The defense team of Viktor Bout, sentenced to 25 years in prison in the United States, will respond before June 2 to the prosecutors’ objections to an appeal to re-examine the case, his lawyer Alexei Tarasov said.
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WBO world champion Terence Crawford took part in photo shoot in Los Angeles today. Crawford takes on WBC world champion Viktor Postol in a mega junior welterweight unification bout on Top Rank’s pay per card at the MGM Grand Garden … Continue reading ? The post Shot of the Day appeared first on Boxing News.
Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol met up today to officially announce their July 23 showdown. The July 23 junior welterweight title unification bout between Terence "Bud" Crawford and Viktor Postol, holders of the WBO and WBC 140-pound belts, was made official this afternoon at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Show More Summary
Moscow hopes that US Judge Shira Scheindlin's words about Viktor Bout's "excessive and inappropriate" sentence will pave the way toward his repatriation.
US Judge Shira Scheindlin “de facto recognized fabricated” the case of Viktor Bout who is serving a 25-year sentence in the US over allegedly conspiring to kill US citizens and supporting terrorism, the wife of the Russian businessman, Alla Bout, said Wednesday.
US Judge Shira Scheindlin, who sentenced Russian businessman Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison in 2012 over allegedly conspiring to kill US citizens, believes the punishment to be excessive.
US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft dismissed on Tuesday suggestions that Russian nationals Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko could be transferred from prisons in the United States.
Moscow considers it possible to transfer Russian nationals Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko from the United States to their home country under the Council of Europe's Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
Conditions in US prisons fail to meet the extensive financing of almost a million dollars per inmate per year, Russian national Viktor Bout convicted in the United States for selling weapons to US agents, said.
Washington is not considering possibility of prison exchange of Ukrainian national Nadezhda Savchenko exchange for Russian citizens Konstantin Yaroshenko and Viktor Bout, according to spokesman for the US Embassy in Moscow William Stevens.
The two hold the WBO and WBC super lightweight belts, respectively. Arguably the best possible fight at 140 pounds is on the table and already has a preferred location. Top Rank CEO Bob Arum spoke to The Ring yesterday about his ongoing...Show More Summary
Disciplinary prison restrictions against Russian businessman Viktor Bout were lifted last week, Bout’s attorney Alexei Tarasov told Sputnik.
Moscow will not stop efforts to release Russian national Viktor Bout convicted in the United States for selling weapons to US agents, Russian Foreign Ministry's Human Rights Ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov said Thursday.
Viktor Bout’s attorney Alexei Tarasov claims that the US government’s recent decision to lift sanctions against the Russian businessman will make it easier to defend him in court.
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Russian arms merchant Viktor Bout is serving his 25 year sentence at Marion, IL. He's in the highly restrictive Communications Management Unit. Having already lost his appeal, he sought a new trial based on newly discovered evidence. The Court... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
"The fact that he is funny and buffoonish, that doesn’t gel with his image of himself"
Moscow continues to call on the US to respect the rights of Russian national Viktor Bout, Russian Foreign Ministry's Human Rights Ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov said Tuesday.