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17 November 2010

BBC News

Russia has described as a "blatant injustice" Thailand's decision to extradite alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the US to face charges of conspiring to sell weapons. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was the result of unprecedented American pressure on Thailand. Mr Bout arrived in New York late on Tuesday after Thailand backed the US request following a long legal battle. He was arrested in Bangkok in 2008 in a US-led operation. The former... (

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