Russia Slams US Over 'Merchant of Death' Sentencing

The Russian government blasted the United States today for its "unjustified" decision to sentence Viktor Bout, the infamous international arms dealer called the "Merchant of Death" by some, to 25 years in prison and vowed to take the Russian national back home. "The verdict of the U.S. court sentencing Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison is unjustified and agenda-driven," Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its English-language Twitter account. "The [Foreign Ministry] will do all it can to arrange...Full Story
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