Viktor Bout
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'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout back in Thai court

Alleged Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, dubbed the Merchant of Death, is in court in Thailand for a hearing that may determine if he will be extradited to the US on terrorism charges.

Mr Bout, dubbed the Merchant of Death by a British politician, is pleading not guilty to charges of conspiracy to sell arms to Colombian rebels.

He told reporters that if he was extradited to the US he would not get a fair trial.

  • 04 Oct 2010
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