Russian Viktor Bout, who is serving a 25-year sentence in a us prison Marion (Illinois) on charges of illegal arms trade, was transferred from solitary confinement in the block for terrorists in General content. Lawyers inspired by and declare that it allows you to get to work on the translation booth in jail in Russia.
About the translation booth in General the Agency TASS citing his lawyers said the inmate’s wife Alla Bout: “I reported this to the American lawyer, and later Victor himself called home and confirmed this information, the translation took place on 25 October.”
The businessman’s wife said that the translation was done by the lawyer albert Dayan, who represented the interests of a Russian court in new York in 2012. “To complete all the red tape it took four and a half years,” said Alla Bout. She explained that “the new regime gives an opportunity to take a walk, play football, make calls, to transmit and even to attend workshops”.
Another lawyer bout Alexey Tarasov, commenting on the transfer of his client, said: this means that, in the opinion of the American side, the Booth is not associated with terrorists. Another representative of the Russian albert Dayan hopes that this opens the way to the translation in Russian jail: “If he was transferred from prison to prison camp, then maybe will try to transfer him to prison in Russia?… And there he himself will understand. This will be the next step.”
Dayan said that bout agreed to move in exchange for agreeing counsel “prepared to withdraw the adversarial complaint”. “It was an agreement that we will take your paper, and they be moved. Otherwise we were prepared to litigate until the attorney-General (Minister of justice in the United States) and Director of the Federal Bureau of prisons,” explained Diane.
Bout was arrested in 2008 in Bangkok, on a warrant issued by a local court on request of the United States. Against him charged with illegal arms shipments to the rebel group Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia (FARC), which is considered in the US as a terrorist organization. In 2010, bout was extradited to the United States, and in April 2012 he was sentenced to 25 years in prison and a fine in the amount of $ 15 million.