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9 April 2008

Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thai police will seek court approval to extradite a Russian man accused of being one of the world's most prolific black market arms dealers to the United States. Intelligence officials say Bout shipped weapons to areas of civil war in Africa and Asia. Thai authorities had lodged charges against Viktor Bout related to his alleged arms smuggling activities, but are dropping them to process the U.S. request to try him. "We are working on the... (GunPolicy.org)

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