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12 August 2009

New York Times / International Herald Tribune

BANGKOK — A Thai court stunned American officials here on Tuesday by rejecting the extradition of Viktor Bout, a Russian businessman who is accused of global arms trafficking. Viktor Bout was escorted from a courthouse in Bangkok on Tuesday after a judge refused a request that he be extradited to face arms trafficking charges in the United States. The United States says Mr. Bout agreed to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons to agents posing as Colombian... (

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