April 06 2012
A Russian arms dealer dubbed the "merchant of death" has been sentenced to 25 years in prison by a New York federal court, reports CNN.
Viktor Bout was convicted last year on four counts of conspiracy to kill Americans, acquire and export anti-aircraft missiles and provide material support to a terrorist organization.
The sentence was handed down Thursday.
He was arrested during a 2008 sting operation by U.S. drug enforcement agents in Thailand. He believed he was selling...
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