Accused Russia arms dealer pleads not guilty in US court

[JURIST] Accused Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] pleaded not guilty in a US court on Wednesday and is currently being held without bail. Bout faces charges [AFP report] stemming from a 2008 indictment [text, PDF] for selling weapons to a terrorist group and conspiring to kill US nationals. Bout was arrested [Interpol press release] in 2008 in a joint operation carried out by US and Thai authorities in which he allegedly sought to sell arms…

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