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The real truth behind the case of Viktor Bout

Source: Scott Ritter Show talk w/ Viktor Bout

“Viktor Bout, a man whose life story is quite worthy of a film adaptation. A polyglot, entrepreneur, graduate of the Soviet Military Institute of Foreign Languages. In the West Viktor is portrayed as the “lord of war” and the “merchant of death”. A Russian businessman, a case against whom was fabricated by the American intelligence services on the basis of a provocation they carried out against him in Thailand in 2008. After extradition to the United States, Bout was sentenced to 25 years in a maximum security prison. He was eventually released back to Russia in December 2022, in a prisoner exchange between US and Russia. Upon his return to Russia, Viktor had decided to start a political career joining the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR).”