The United States is punishing Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, jailed in the country, for refusing to lie and to testify against Russian businessman Viktor Bout, pilot’s mother Lyubov said Tuesday.
US intelligence officials have offered Russian businessman Viktor Bout after his arrest to give incriminating evidence against Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin in exchange for a less severe sentence, Bout’s wife, Alla, said.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov confirmed on Wednesday Moscow’s proposal to exchange imprisoned pilot Konstantin Yarshenko for several US prisoners in Russia, adding that it is doing its utmost to secure Viktor Bout's release under the same mechanism as well.
The 140-pound unification bout between WBO champion Terence "Bud" Crawford (28-0, 20 KO) and WBC titleholder Viktor Postol (28-0, 12 KO) probably won't generate a ton of pay-per-view buys, but if you're a hardcore boxing fan, you know it's one of the best fights on the schedule this year. Viewing Info When: Saturday at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
One of the biggest fights of the year takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas, when WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford faces WBC champ Viktor Postol in a unification bout. Both men are undefeated. Crawford has emerged as a potential pound-for-pound star over the past two years. Show More Summary
Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Undefeated WBC super lightweight champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol hosted a Los Angeles Media Workout at Wild Card Gym Wednesday afternoon in preparation for his highly anticipated unification bout against...Show More Summary
By Allan Fox: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is looking to find a suitable replacement fight to fill in for the co-feature bout on the July 23 card on HBO PPV. Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol is he [...] The post Arum looking for replacement bouts for Crawford vs. Postol card appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Photos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank Jose Benavidez Jr. (24-0, 16 KO’s) prepares for his bout against Francisco Santana (24-4-1), on the under card of Terence Crawford versus Viktor Postol July 23 live on PPV in Las Vegas at MGM … Continue reading ? The post Jose Benavidez workout appeared first on Boxing News.
Two time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez digs in and prepares hard for his title bout vs Matias Rueda of Argentina. Valdez vs Rueda battle on Top Rank’s pay per view card headlined by Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol on July … Continue reading ? The post Oscar Valdez hits the mitts appeared first on Boxing News.
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.
Benavidez has won three straight since his "victory" over Mauricio Herrera. Another unbeaten Top Rank product has joined July 23rd showdown between Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol, as Jose Benavidez faces Francisco Santana to kick...Show More Summary
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.