Victor Boot. Photo: Sergey Karpukhin / TASS
Russian entrepreneur Victor Booth, returned to his homeland after many years of imprisonment, on the air Radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” talks about the American prison, and will also comment on the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine. Journalists of Komsomolskaya Pravda ask questions to a businessman and his wife Alexander Gamov and Dina Karpitskaya.
Recall that Viktor Bout was arrested in 2008 in Bangkok, where he was accused of illegal arms trafficking, as well as aiding a radical Colombian group. Later, the Russian citizen was extradited to the United States, where he was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
In December last year, Viktor Bout was released from prison, where he had already spent 12 years, and within the exchange returned to Russia as a prisoner. As the KP.RU website wrote, the entrepreneur was exchanged by the Russian authorities for an American basketball player Brittney Grinerwho was serving a prison sentence in Russia for drug trafficking.