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The lawyer of Viktor bout can't get in touch with him

Protection of the Russian businessman Victor booth serving 25-year sentence in the US for two weeks, can't get in touch with the Russians, told RIA Novosti lawyer condemned Alexey Tarasov.

Previously about the lack of communication with the Russian businessman has told RIA Novosti his wife Alla Bout. According to her, the family bout and Russian diplomats in Washington have lost touch with him, he hasn't called home since July 22.

"I haven't talked to booth for at least two weeks... We have been unable to contact him", - said Tarasov.

In the available RIA news letter booth, written on July 23, said that the coronavirus infection, which until July in Federal prison Marion (southern Illinois) was not quite, began to spread there in the last three weeks.

Viktor Bout was arrested in Thailand on us request in 2008 as a result of provocative operations of the American intelligence services and transported in the United States. In 2012, a jury in new York found the Russians guilty in the preparation of the conspiracy to murder U.S. citizens and material support of terrorism.

Viktor Bout denies the accusations at all points. In Thailand, he has won two of the process for extradition in the first instance, but then, on appeal, decisions of courts of first instance were cancelled. While still under the jurisdiction of the Thai court, Bout was taken to the United States with gross violations as Thai and American law. In 2012, a jury in new York found the Russians guilty, after which he was sentenced to the minimum sentence for articles he was charged with 25 years in prison.