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Famous russian arms dealer extradited to USA, accused of trafficking weapons for the colombian FARC.

Alleged Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout, right, escorted by Thai police commando, arrives at Don muang airport in Bangkok, 16 Nov 2010

Suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout has been extradited from Thailand to the United States to stand trial, a development opposed by Moscow.  U.S. officials say the move will not complicate U.S.-Russian relations, despite Russian comments to the contrary.

The United States has long been seeking the extradition of Viktor Bout, an alleged international arms trafficker who was captured in Thailand more than two years ago.

Suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, right, boarding an US-bound aeroplane in Thailand. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Bout, a former Soviet air force pilot, is accused of selling weapons that have been used in conflicts in Africa, the Middle East and South America.  He will face trial in the United States on charges of… READ MORE HERE.