[JURIST] The Russian Justice Ministry [official website] announced Thursday that it has filed a formal request with the US government for a copy of the verdict of reputed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], who in April was sentenced by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] to 25 years in prison [JURIST report]. The request serves as an overture for a larger request that the US extradite the convicted...

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