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Russia Hopes for Viktor Bout's Repatriation After US Judge's Confessions

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 Federal Judge De Facto Acknowledges Bout Case Fabricated - Wife

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: Punishment for Russian Viktor Bout ‘Excessive, Inappropriate’

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 Envoy Dismisses Possible Release of 2 Russian Nationals From US Prisons

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.

US-Jailed Yaroshenko, Bout May Return to Russia - Deputy FM

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.

Viktor Bout: Conditions in US Prisons Horrid Despite Extensive Funding

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 Not Considering Savchenko Swap for Russian Nationals

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.

Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol in negotiations for June 23rd bout

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

US Authorities Lift Prison Restrictions Against Russian Businessman Bout

Disciplinary prison restrictions against Russian businessman Viktor Bout were lifted last week, Bout’s attorney Alexei Tarasov told Sputnik.

Russia to Continue Efforts to Free Russian Citizen Bout Convicted in US

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.

US Sanctions Lifting to Make Defense of Russian Citizen Viktor Bout Easier

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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Talk Left: Convicted Russian arms super-merchant Viktor Bout got sent to solitary confinement for what? Ed Kilgore: David Vitter may wet his diaper after losing a key Republican endorsement to his Democratic rival in the Louisiana governor’s...Show More Summary

Victor Bout: 90 days in Solitary for Making Kombucha in Cell

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

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! ]]

Merchant of Death? The Home Movies of Arms Dealer Viktor Bout Reveal a Different Character

"The fact that he is funny and buffoonish, that doesn’t gel with his image of himself"

Moscow Urges US to Respect Rights of Convicted Russian Citizen Bout

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.

Russian Citizen Bout’s Defense to Submit Appeal to US Court Friday

Attorney Alexei Tarasov said that the defense team representing Russian businessman Viktor Bout will submit an appeal to US court on Friday.

US Judge Rejects UN SC Resolution as New Evidence in Case of Viktor Bout

US District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin claims that a UN Security Council resolution that lifted sanctions against Viktor Bout cannot be accepted as new evidence in an effort to overturn his conviction.

Russian Bout's Exclusion From UN Sanction List Should Lead to Retrial

Recent developments within the UN Security Council will be raised before a US judge as evidence for reversing Russian national Viktor Bout’s conviction, the businessman’s attorney Alexei Tarasov told Sputnik on Monday.

Russia says case against convicted arms dealer Bout fabricated by U.S.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday that it believed the case against convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence in the United States, had been fabricated by U.S. special services.

Russia Protests US Refusal to Review Case of Viktor Bout - Foreign Ministry

Moscow protests a New York court's refusal to review the case of Russian national Viktor Bout, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

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