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Russian Viktor Bout exchanged for American Brittney Griner

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Russian Viktor Bout exchanged for American Brittney Griner

Early this morning there were reports that the United States had agreed to exchange Russian citizen Viktor Bout for United States citizen Brittney Griner. Victor Bout, as you know, was captured by US special services on suspicion of "illicit trafficking weapons". Moreover, he was detained in Thailand, from where he was extradited to the United States.


After (in 2012) a trial was held, as a result of which the Russian was found guilty. Then the prosecution called Bout "one of the largest arms smugglers in the world."

He was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

American Britney Griner was convicted in Russia for drug trafficking. She was sentenced to 9 years.

At the moment, it became known that the exchange of convicts took place.

The information is confirmed by the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Thus, it can be stated that negotiations on the exchange of Viktor Bout were active and ended successfully. The Russian spent a long ten years in an American prison. Now he is returning to his homeland.

It is known that US President Joe Biden has already been thanked by Brittney Griner's wife Cheryl Wattson. The wife of an American basketball player (this is the reality of the modern USA...) said that she expressed gratitude to the administration for the fact that her “other half was pulled out of a Russian prison.”

Earlier, Viktor Bout's lawyers and Russian human rights activists stated that he was being held in inhuman conditions. There were chains on his legs, walks were strictly limited, no contact was allowed. Only a few times in 10 years he managed to see his relatives and representatives of the Russian embassy in the United States - within a few minutes.
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  1. voice of reason
    voice of reason 8 December 2022 16: 35
    +13
    All the same, we don’t leave our own .... Whether someone likes it or not!
    1. oleg-nekrasov-19
      oleg-nekrasov-19 8 December 2022 16: 38
      +33
      The US initially insisted on a 2 to 1 scheme, that is, Whelan and Greiner for Bout. As a result, ours pushed through 1 to 1, without Whelan. The obvious success of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
      1. solar
        solar 9 December 2022 01: 30
        +1
        a little bit wrong
        ...an offer of exchange was made by the United States shortly after Greiner's arrest. According to the Reuters news agency, an obstacle to the exchange is Moscow's desire to also include Vadim Krasikov, a Russian intelligence agent serving a prison term in Germany for the murder of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, on the exchange list[40].
    2. evgen1221
      evgen1221 8 December 2022 16: 42
      -2
      Yeah, they didn’t quit, how many years the American spent there, but what about the cow’s health, well, no torture.
      1. Cheshire
        Cheshire 8 December 2022 16: 48
        +26
        Don't worry, God has already punished her by making her a lesbian.
        1. tralflot1832
          tralflot1832 8 December 2022 16: 55
          +2
          And "HIS AIR" finished off, in the USA you can do whatever you want, but in the country where you work, follow its laws.
        2. Andrei Nikolaevich
          Andrei Nikolaevich 8 December 2022 17: 06
          -9
          It's good that our Bout doesn't have a husband. Normal healthy person. It's a pity I didn't sell many weapons. More is needed for LGBT families to fight each other.
          1. Pavel_Sveshnikov
            Pavel_Sveshnikov 8 December 2022 20: 49
            +3
            the funny thing is that he did not sell any weapons at all. He only promised that he would transport cargo from one country to another by plane. His Americans planted only for his intention to participate in a dubious transportation. Moreover, America was not even close to those countries in which transportation was planned.
      2. mitrich
        mitrich 8 December 2022 20: 58
        +2
        Exactly, for ten years they chewed snot. They would have stolen it long ago in some kind of ersatz state, some kind of amer and changed it.
        Or in the Russian Federation they would have made a setup. The bosses are corrupt, there are no special services, there is no political will projected outside.
    3. Trapp1st
      Trapp1st 8 December 2022 16: 49
      -8
      All the same, we do not abandon our
      They scored for 10 years, and if relations with partners had not become worse, and not at the initiative of the Russian Federation, no one would have remembered him.
      1. Andobor
        Andobor 8 December 2022 17: 18
        -5
        Quote: Trapp1st
        so no one mentioned him.

        Yes, the task of CIPSO is to whine any positive.
        1. Trapp1st
          Trapp1st 8 December 2022 17: 20
          +3
          Never argue with fools, they will drag you to their level and crush you with experience! (With)
      2. saygon66
        saygon66 8 December 2022 17: 58
        +5
        - They would still remember Yuri Mel ... For many years Lithuania cannot be persuaded!
        1. mitrich
          mitrich 8 December 2022 21: 03
          +4
          And how many of ours are sitting on the zindans of the former Asian SSR, the current churkestones and friends of our bosses. They have long been forgotten. Gas and oil steers, what kind of compatriots are here.
    4. Clear
      Clear 8 December 2022 16: 54
      +5
      Quote: voice of reason
      All the same, we don’t leave our own .... Whether someone likes it or not!

      And thank God! And, I am very happy for V. Bout.
      In the summer of 1987, Viktor Bout entered the Military Institute of Foreign Languages ​​with a degree in Portuguese and, having received the rank of junior lieutenant, went to serve as an interpreter in Mozambique and Angola as part of the UN contingent ...
  2. Boniface
    Boniface 8 December 2022 16: 36
    +2
    10 years "rewinded" - wow!

    I think this is the right decision!
    This is how it should be done - do not leave your own!
    1. Sith
      Sith 8 December 2022 16: 44
      +4
      Greiner is still a drug addict basketball player ...
      Well, our hero ... who delivered weapons ... to the right place
      1. Boniface
        Boniface 8 December 2022 16: 47
        0
        To a drug addict - then they will "pin" their own for trading or die from an overdose if they use
      2. haron
        haron 8 December 2022 18: 06
        -8
        Quote from Sith
        Greiner is still a drug addict basketball player ...

        And let's discuss.
        "lady" was closed for 1 gram of hash oil, which is legally used for prescription in the USA. The fact that ... "oil" (we do not know the composition of the seized oil) has a "narcotic" effect, we know ... from the internal organs)))
        Victor, yes, drove hundreds of tons of weapons and ammo to where they demanded.
        If you look legally, then the exchange is clearly not equivalent. Victor pulls half the world more than "lady".
        Тут два варианта. Или в США игра на публику для избирателей (их мнение для них получается важно), или подстава. Ибо ферзя на пешку меняют умышленно.
        1. your1970
          your1970 8 December 2022 18: 15
          +5
          Quote: haron
          "lady" was closed for 1 gram of hash oil, which is legally used for prescription in the USA.
          -if this horse ate this oil in the USA, even buckets. It's not a question .... let them poison themselves as much as they like, I'm for!!
          and with us - let him play according to OUR laws ...
          1. haron
            haron 8 December 2022 18: 22
            -5
            Quote: your1970
            if this horse ate this oil in the USA, even buckets.

            Yah!?
            And when a person arrives in the EEC who was prescribed opiates in the Russian Federation as "incurable" (tramadol, fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine, buprenorphine ...) And note that 99% is not only without a prescription, but even without an extract from the medical history on In Russian.
            Do you have any idea what kind of "exchange fund" partners can collect.
            PS. I am already silent about "Corvalol" (which contains phenobarbital, which is banned in most EU countries in ANY form).
            ... I'm sitting and fixing the primus))
            1. KLM77
              KLM77 9 December 2022 14: 39
              0
              Everything you listed is a medical preparation, hash oil is not one of them. If she had brought a medical device containing drugs, the conversation would have been different.
              1. haron
                haron 9 December 2022 18: 27
                -1
                Quote: KLM77
                Everything you listed is a medical preparation, hash oil is not one of them.

                Yah!
                Kanabidiol (CBD) is exactly what the WHO refers to as medical preparations "with unproven effectiveness" .. Moreover, without affecting the psyche.
                And the drugs I have listed developed by the USSR and post-Soviet countries are not always accepted by WHO as medical drugs with proven effectiveness.
                Well, except for barbiturates, some racetams, GABA analogs, and so on.
                Do you want to compete in the knowledge of a wedge of pharmacology? Welcome.
                1. KLM77
                  KLM77 11 December 2022 20: 25
                  0
                  Cannabidiol (CBD, CBD) is one of at least 113 cannabinoids found in hemp.[1][2] CBD is the main phytocannabinoid, its share in the plant extract can reach 40%.[3] CBD has less psychoactive properties than tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). CBD may reduce disordered thinking and anxiety.[4] The potential use of CBD in medicine is still a matter of ongoing research.[5] CBD is a derivative of cannabis, a Schedule 1 drug under the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. In 2020, the International Committee against Drugs rejected the WHO proposal for the universal legalization of CBD[6].
                  One animal study found that the simultaneous use of CBD along with THC increased the effects of the latter.
        2. Marine engineer
          Marine engineer 8 December 2022 20: 26
          -1
          “... the exchange is clearly not equivalent. Victor pulls half the world more than "lady."

          Perhaps the “lady” went into the “load” and simply served as a cover for exchanging him for someone else or others, for example foreign tourists-mercenaries released for no reason, on the eve of the well-known obscene exchange of Ukrainian Nazis for Putin’s godfather.
        3. solar
          solar 9 December 2022 01: 21
          -1
          (we do not know the composition of the seized oil) we know that it has a "narcotic" effect ... from the internal organs)))

          She never found out that there was a drug in there.
          Victor, yes, drove hundreds of tons of weapons and ammo to where they demanded.

          Straight ideological fighter with America.
          Since 2003, companies owned or controlled by Bout have been supplying supplies to the US military in Iraq[20].

          As for his term
          The Russian spent a long ten years in an American prison.

          He would have been released soon anyway, in the States they don’t serve the entire term that was given by the verdict, large reductions in the term are practiced there, the maximum that he would have spent another couple of years.
          It seems that the business partner remained in Russia in a high position, so he strained for a promise not to publicly merge him.
          1. haron
            haron 9 December 2022 09: 39
            -2
            Quote from solar
            She never found out that there was a drug in there.


            Victor, yes, drove hundreds of tons of weapons and ammo to where they demanded.

            Straight ideological fighter with America.


            So, let me remind you, just in case, Valocordin is also a drug, and Validol and Phenibut are the strongest drugs. But they can be freely bought in pharmacies of the Russian Federation.
            Interestingly, in the Russian Federation for which you will get a long term? For 1 gram of CBD found in luggage, or for a working PKM with a couple of hundred rounds?
            1. solar
              solar 9 December 2022 10: 22
              0
              The term, of course, is too high, based on the subsequent exchange. She said that there was a derivative of medical marijuana, in the States it is practiced. Of course, she was not a drug addict.
              The usual inconsistency of laws in different countries - what is prohibited, what is not. An Israeli was detained somehow when she was flying from India to Israel - marijuana is allowed there and there, but the intermediate landing was in Moscow.
              1. haron
                haron 9 December 2022 13: 27
                -1
                Quote from solar
                She said that there was a derivative of medical marijuana,

                In fact of the matter. There was cannabidiol - CBD. Its narcotic properties are not only not proven, it is the opposite - it blocks the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (and this is already nonsense). Their percentage in the "plan" (well, even up to a dozen substances) determines the effect on the psyche.
                But these are all just words.
                I will repeat once again. If the "partners" wanted to collect an exchange fund (according to the principle of this black woman), then its number would be in the thousands of people.
                PS. I add very little. But you still tried to understand the essence of the problem, and not slip into self-confidence. Thanks to.
                1. KLM77
                  KLM77 9 December 2022 14: 46
                  0
                  You are trying to distort everything, but do not take us for fools! Tetrahydrocannabinol in hash oil is up to 90% (in your own words, this is nonsense!), Now tell me how much cannabidiol is there?
                  1. haron
                    haron 9 December 2022 18: 15
                    -1
                    Count as fools? Are you sure that you yourself "do not hold" all the people of the Russian Federation for fools ?.
                    Quote: KLM77
                    Tetrahydrocannabinol in hash oil up to 90% (

                    ))) So you yourself smoke this "oil", if you are so sure about the% content of THC. Not a single person in the world is able to withstand a 90% dose of THC. And can you!! To whom is "glory" to shout ?! Your neighbors at home, or in the wards in a madhouse?)))
                    1. KLM77
                      KLM77 11 December 2022 20: 20
                      0
                      Hash oil is consumed by drug addicts, are you surprised? If you look at different varieties of marijuana, you will find that in some the content of THC reaches 30-40%, and they are removed to smoke.
                      ZY: you can not smoke, just google it.
          2. KLM77
            KLM77 9 December 2022 14: 41
            0
            The reduction of the term is a parole, which is issued by a court decision, and it definitely did not threaten him.
            1. solar
              solar 10 December 2022 03: 43
              -2
              If they had served their terms in the States, then there would have been nowhere to sit.
              1. KLM77
                KLM77 11 December 2022 20: 16
                0
                They will open another private prison, where it is practiced with might and main.
  3. Cananecat
    Cananecat 8 December 2022 16: 36
    +7
    Yeaaah .... have been waiting for this for a long time fellow
    Who's next in line? Maybe put some drunken marine from the guards of their embassy...? laughing
    1. tihonmarine
      tihonmarine 8 December 2022 18: 02
      -1
      Quote: Canecat
      Who's next in line? Maybe put some drunken marine from the guards of their embassy...?

      “Biden said that the United States was in tense negotiations with the Russian Federation on the exchange of the Russian Bout for the American basketball player Greiner,”

      The head of the White House also noted that Washington will continue the negotiation process, seeking the release of Paul Whelan, convicted in Russia for espionage.
      1. Cananecat
        Cananecat 8 December 2022 19: 59
        +1
        Quote: tihonmarine
        convicted in Russia for espionage.

        There is an unspoken rule here ... scouts are only exchanged for scouts ... which means they haven’t burned any of ours yet. )
    2. Pastor
      Pastor 8 December 2022 20: 49
      +1
      https://t.me/shot_shot/43119

      Here is an excellent candidate)))))) Watch everyone, an employee of the American embassy))

      Are you sure you were talking about this video?))
      1. Cananecat
        Cananecat 9 December 2022 02: 31
        +1
        Quote: Pastoret
        Are you sure you were talking about this video?

        Exactly ... you can come up with an article for him ... laughing
    3. mitrich
      mitrich 8 December 2022 21: 06
      0
      Marine ... Here a whole bunch must be closed and ours exchanged. And a reserve for the future. There was no reserve, so Booth spent ten in the dungeon.
  4. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 8 December 2022 16: 38
    +7
    Our fellows did not cave in. With the return of Victor !!!
    1. gsev
      gsev 8 December 2022 16: 41
      +6
      Quote: tralflot1832
      Our fellows did not cave in. With the return of Victor !!!

      They could also push through the return of the intelligence officer who eliminated the terrorist in Germany. The US needs to be tougher. Americans respect the firmness of their opponents and despise those who give up easily. With the United States, you only need to be pragmatic.
      1. Clear
        Clear 8 December 2022 16: 57
        +4
        Quote: gsev
        The US needs to be tougher. Americans respect the firmness of their opponents and despise those who give up easily. With the United States, you only need to be progmatic.

        The Americans have literally launched a "hunt" for Russian citizens, and since 2008, 53 Russians have been detained in various countries and extradited to the United States.
      2. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 8 December 2022 16: 57
        +1
        The United States could not sell Germany, which means Whelan will sit still, he doesn’t require a lot of money. Maybe he sews something in the zone.
  5. Alexga
    Alexga 8 December 2022 16: 38
    +1
    Russian Viktor Bout exchanged for American Brittney Griner

    Great news!
  6. Alexander X
    Alexander X 8 December 2022 16: 39
    +3
    Well, a normal man was exchanged for a drug addict. And let the drug addicts live in Ameriga ...
    1. Zaurbek
      Zaurbek 8 December 2022 16: 49
      -13
      Yes, it would be better to rot, sit. What is there. And she was slammed for some kind of oil containing hemp ... She didn’t even know that it was a drug in the Russian Federation.
    2. avib
      avib 8 December 2022 17: 26
      -1
      Wow simple drug addict:
      In 2012, she won the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship with the Baylor Beers, becoming the most outstanding player in this basketball tournament, and in 2014 she became the women's NBA champion with the Phoenix Mercury team. Two-time winner of three major awards in women's college basketball: the James Naismith Prize, the Margaret Wade Trophy and the awards to them. John Wooden.

      With Team USA, she won the 2014 World Championship in Turkey, the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the 2018 World Championship in Spain, and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
  7. Zaurbek
    Zaurbek 8 December 2022 16: 39
    +11
    Madame, too, was taken out of the shackles? In general, late we began to replenish the "bank of exchange" .. The Chinese immediately arrest the first who comes to hand. And we don't know what we're playing.
    1. evgen1221
      evgen1221 8 December 2022 16: 46
      0
      Well, we are not them, when they shuffle in our faces, we smile in response and say shyly merci and apologize to our partner for bad English. We love our country very much.
  8. your vsr 66-67
    your vsr 66-67 8 December 2022 16: 40
    -2
    Viktor Bout is known to have been captured by US intelligence agencies on suspicion of "arms trafficking".


    Smoke without fire does not happen!
    1. tatarin1972
      tatarin1972 8 December 2022 16: 44
      +1
      Just don’t, Booth graduated from VIIA, "Portuguese". And it is not known from which contra he retired.
      1. your vsr 66-67
        your vsr 66-67 8 December 2022 16: 58
        0
        Quote: tatarin1972
        Just don’t, Booth graduated from VIIA, "Portuguese". And it is not known from which contra he retired.

        And what does VIIA and the office have to do with it? I said about the arms trade!
        1. tatarin1972
          tatarin1972 8 December 2022 17: 53
          -2
          Are you sure he traded? From the "penguins" Yaroshenko dragged coke to Africa. And no one doubts this.
          1. your vsr 66-67
            your vsr 66-67 8 December 2022 18: 48
            +1
            Quote: tatarin1972
            Are you sure he traded? From the "penguins" Yaroshenko dragged coke to Africa. And no one doubts this.

            Did I say I'm sure? Did you carefully read my comment? I just said: - There is no smoke without fire! And where is the confidence?
      2. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 8 December 2022 17: 00
        0
        Have you noticed how much the institutes of military translators have prepared, which are now well-known!
        1. tatarin1972
          tatarin1972 8 December 2022 19: 04
          +4
          There was only one institute for military translators, and that one was closed.
      3. Andrei Nikolaevich
        Andrei Nikolaevich 8 December 2022 17: 11
        0
        This is the former VKIMO. I didn't go there at the time.
        1. tralflot1832
          tralflot1832 8 December 2022 19: 52
          0
          And if they did, maybe they would be in the News now. I wonder if there were special items for communicating with a certain contingent. But they have a good memory. The generals at the negotiations on arms supplies hardly knew foreign languages.
  9. dmi.pris1
    dmi.pris1 8 December 2022 16: 40
    +2
    “They exchanged a bully for Luis Corvolan.” They did everything right.
    1. igork735
      igork735 8 December 2022 18: 08
      0
      Drug addict-athlete of international class.
      1. dmi.pris1
        dmi.pris1 8 December 2022 18: 14
        +1
        And?
      2. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 8 December 2022 19: 57
        0
        Surprisingly, such tense relations between Russia and the West, and she rushes to Russia, where is the feeling of patriotism? American patriotism: $$$$$.
  10. 28st region
    28st region 8 December 2022 16: 43
    +7
    Too bad she didn't do as much as Booth.

    the detention and arrest in Russia, at Sheremetyevo of the American Britney Griner, the famous athlete, two-time Olympic champion, would be a sensation No. 1 in the world.

    But as it is, it is - at the moment, the American consul never even came to one of the strongest basketball players on the planet to make sure that she was all right. So far, only two Russian lawyers are involved in her defense. In her luggage, customs officers, according to media reports, found vapes with cannabis oil. In Russia, using hash oil is a crime, and in any doses and purposes. Now the two-time Olympic champion - in Rio in 2016 and in Tokyo in 2020 - faces up to 10 years in prison for drug possession and smuggling.


    Speaking of doping
  11. realist
    realist 8 December 2022 16: 44
    +4
    Thank God the man is back home. It was a long way.
  12. paul3390
    paul3390 8 December 2022 16: 44
    +11
    In general, it is not very clear - what is the problem in response to any seizure of a citizen of the Russian Federation to immediately catch mattress covers for exchange? The main thing is to be consistent, because this is the only way to convey to the United States the seemingly obvious idea that our citizens are outside their jurisdiction.
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  14. Mitia68
    Mitia68 8 December 2022 17: 01
    +3
    I don’t understand anything - but why do commentators like the millionaire Bout (state ~ $ 300 million) so much?
    Why are they happy to be released?
    Indeed, at the moment, more than 9 thousand Russians are in foreign prisons! But alas, they don't have the money to pay for such a high-profile PR as Booth's.

    Please explain.
    1. Father of papa carlo
      Father of papa carlo 8 December 2022 17: 13
      -1
      If he had 300 cartoons, he wouldn't be in jail!
      1. Mitia68
        Mitia68 8 December 2022 17: 27
        -2
        He had $300 million at the time of landing. His company owned 50 aircraft.

        It is possible that in the USA it was completely gutted, but I somehow doubt it. The US actively tried to freeze his money, but could only find $17 million.
        https://lenta.ru/lib/14187802/
        Booth claimed to have lost about $17 million as a result of UN sanctions.
    2. Bayun
      Bayun 8 December 2022 17: 20
      +4
      This is Russian. You can not understand.

      For the moderator: "What to say when there is nothing to say." Now the text is "not too short". Brothers, even ONE (!) capacious word in the topic in the mighty Russian language sometimes carries a greater semantic load than a text of 100500 characters.
      1. Mitia68
        Mitia68 8 December 2022 23: 48
        +1
        But let me try to understand, I'm Russian.

        For example, billionaire Mikhail Fridman has now been arrested in Britain. He is as Russian as Viktor Bout.
        Will you also be happy when he is released?
        Will you also say that we "do not abandon our billionaires"?
        1. Bayun
          Bayun 9 December 2022 15: 11
          +1
          So I'm not Russian;) Although ... to understand oneself is that everyday task ...

          Personally, I am glad that someone RELEASED from bondage. And a Russian is a millionaire or a dark-skinned American "minx" - the tenth thing.
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    4. saygon66
      saygon66 8 December 2022 18: 26
      +2
      In 2015, there were ... 350 people with Russian citizenship in US prisons https://tass.ru/info/1779896
      And since the beginning of 2017 - 54 citizens ... https://russian.rt.com/world/article/397992-rossyiane-turmy-ssha
      - The Bout case is more of a political anti-Russian action than a criminal one... The Americans had fun kicking a Russian bear in the ass... they broke off - we were glad.
      1. Mitia68
        Mitia68 8 December 2022 23: 42
        0
        In 2015, there were ... 350 people with Russian citizenship in US prisons


        In general, 9 thousand were sitting abroad

        The Bout case is more of a political anti-Russian action than a criminal one...


        Please specify specifically what is "political" in it?
        Allegedly, the political component was invented by Bout's lawyer and deftly promoted.
        1. saygon66
          saygon66 9 December 2022 00: 27
          +2
          Bout wasn't the only one who dealt in arms... he wasn't the only one who got caught, but it was his case that received international publicity.
          - And it would be fine, with his arrest, the world illegal arms trade was orphaned and withered, but no ... In general, the action was supposed to be demonstrative, but they did not take into account the general indifference of the audience. The Bout case soon became uninteresting - too much has happened over the years ...
          1. Mitia68
            Mitia68 9 December 2022 11: 39
            0
            Bout wasn't the only one who dealt in arms... he wasn't the only one who got caught, but it was his case that received international publicity.


            So Booth became so famous because he is considered the prototype of the hero of the film "Lord of War". This film "demonized" Booth in American public opinion.

            And at the same time, for example, along with Bout, Andrei Smulyan, his business partner, was also convicted in the United States for arms trafficking - but what do you know about him, have you even heard anything about him? He is not interesting to anyone, because there is no film about him. And ours is not interested in him, because, unlike Bout, he admitted his guilt and began to cooperate with the investigation.
            1. saygon66
              saygon66 9 December 2022 12: 49
              0
              - Not exactly... Articles about Bout first appeared back in the mid-90s... Toli in "Top Secret" or in "New Time".
              - And Smulyan, perhaps, is unknown due to cooperation with US specialists, and the term received is less than less ...
  15. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 8 December 2022 17: 08
    0
    Sheep pulled for ten years, it was necessary on the same day when the sentence was read to him to roll up some kind of pin.s for 20 years, preferably from the embassy and change it right away.
  16. faterdom
    faterdom 8 December 2022 17: 12
    +1
    Good news.
    We still need to stock up the Americans in the jail for exchanges.
    Let them stay there.
    1. for
      for 8 December 2022 17: 59
      0
      Quote: faterdom
      We still need to stock up the Americans in the jail for exchanges

      And what do you think who more Russians in America or Americans in Russia.
    2. mitrich
      mitrich 8 December 2022 21: 11
      +1
      Gold words. Only our bosses have a thin gut against their native west.
  17. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 17: 16
    +3
    Quote: tralflot1832
    Have you noticed how much the institutes of military translators have prepared, which are now well-known!

    And can you find out more? By the way, VIIA ceased to exist in 1973 and Booth could not finish it. And today in the Russian Federation there is not a single institute of military translators. NO ONE!
    1. saygon66
      saygon66 9 December 2022 11: 47
      0
      - Various departments and under the Union recruited specialists from civilian universities ...
      - It was considered wink that graduates of the East Faculty of Tashkent University are through one KGB people ...
  18. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 8 December 2022 17: 18
    -3
    Exchange made Russian Viktor Bout to the American Brittney Griner
    hi hi hi
  19. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 17: 21
    +6
    Quote: tatarin1972
    Just don’t, Booth graduated from VIIA, "Portuguese". And it is not known from which contra he retired.

    He "did not retire" because he was dismissed from the USSR Armed Forces with the rank of lieutenant from the Air Force training center. It seemed. so much has already been written about Bout that everything is known. It is only unknown how he was able to very quickly assemble his private company, in which there were more planes and helicopters than in UTair today. And for him, the issue of transferring a pair of Mi-8s over 5000 km was decided in one day.
    1. solar
      solar 9 December 2022 01: 36
      -1
      The only logical explanation was a companion in a high position. He is not a pawn even now, apparently, otherwise they would not have changed.
  20. opposite28
    opposite28 8 December 2022 17: 29
    -3
    Happy release Victor!!! Knowledge and skills can be useful in the NWO, connections probably remained to say THANK YOU to the Fatherland, something like Evgeny Prigozhin. Because the NWO, based on the rhetoric of Western countries, is not limited to the territory of Ukraine. Or for retirement. good drinks smile
  21. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 17: 29
    -2
    Quote: Cheshire
    Don't worry, God has already punished her by making her a lesbian.

    Not a lesbian, but a lesbian! Since a lesbian wife is busy there, then he is a lesbian. And if they take the children from the orphanage (such is the style there now), then he will be the number 1 parent. It’s a pity for their children, because they will make them lesbians ...
  22. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 17: 35
    +3
    Quote from Mitia68
    I don’t understand anything - but why do commentators like the millionaire Bout (state ~ $ 300 million) so much?
    Why are they happy to be released?
    Indeed, at the moment, more than 9 thousand Russians are in foreign prisons! But alas, they don't have the money to pay for such a high-profile PR as Booth's.

    Please explain.

    I explain. Firstly, 300 million is what Victor spent per month during the heyday of the business. Not for myself, for business development. Secondly, Booth has never done PR. Those Russians who are in American prisons differ from Bout in their lack of intelligence and faith in Uncle Sam. Formally, of course, they are "our citizens", in fact they are those who dumped, betrayed and sold. And therefore there is no reason for the Foreign Ministry to fight very actively for them.
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  23. Cat Alexandrovich
    Cat Alexandrovich 8 December 2022 17: 42
    +5
    In fact, now this thing Brittney will make a fucking political career!
    A black woman, a lesbian, an athlete, a drug addict, a convict from terrible Russian camps!
    Why not a senator? To start... wink
  24. tihonmarine
    tihonmarine 8 December 2022 17: 56
    +1
    It is known that US President Joe Biden has already been thanked by Brittney Griner's wife Cheryl Wattson.

    From the same madhouse, "one woman, the wife of another woman", obviously this is not from God but from Satan.
    1. Andrei Nikolaevich
      Andrei Nikolaevich 9 December 2022 04: 56
      0
      Why are you so worried about them? Be a cynic. Let them be husbands and women - to each other. They destroy themselves. And the flag in their hands
      1. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 9 December 2022 11: 28
        0
        Quote: Andrey Nikolaevich
        Why are you so worried about them?

        I'm not worried, but I want to.
        1. Andrei Nikolaevich
          Andrei Nikolaevich 9 December 2022 15: 36
          0
          Well, fine. ) They have their own ,, wedding ,,)
  25. Million
    Million 8 December 2022 18: 10
    +2
    A muddy story with Booth. Who is he in general and why was he exchanged?
    1. tihonmarine
      tihonmarine 9 December 2022 11: 29
      0
      Quote: Million
      .Who is he and why was he exchanged?

      We'll find out in about 20 years.
  26. faterdom
    faterdom 8 December 2022 18: 26
    0
    Quote: for
    Quote: faterdom
    We still need to stock up the Americans in the jail for exchanges

    And what do you think who more Russians in America or Americans in Russia.

    Do you doubt how the Russians will be dealt with in the United States if something happens? Take an interest in what they did with the Japanese during World War II - they were driven into concentration camps until the end of the war. All, and loyal, and not the first generation.
    And where does it make more sense to think?
    When America collapses, they will be beaten with pleasure, and not in Russia, but in Poland, the Czech Republic, Japan, South Korea, and - do not believe it - in Ukraine.
    It always happens, everyone is bent - they are the most cruel later, in hindsight.
  27. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 19: 13
    +3
    Quote: voice of reason
    All the same, we don’t leave our own .... Whether someone likes it or not!

    Are you talking about a citizen of Ukraine Medvedchuk?
    1. mitrich
      mitrich 8 December 2022 21: 14
      +1
      This one is yours, for whom you need yours. He will outweigh a dozen butov.
  28. Iris
    Iris 8 December 2022 19: 25
    +2
    Quote: Boniface
    10 years "rewinded" - wow!

    I think this is the right decision!
    This is how it should be done - do not leave your own!

    Not 10, but more. But the main thing is different. The American was not of any interest. Generally. Vitya knew a lot and we don't know what he said. and he could tell about his acquaintances in Angola, one of whom, after 1991, suddenly became a billionaire and the owner of a huge network, and then - the governor. The second one reached such heights that he could easily imprison the federal minister.
    But since the Americans themselves offered it for exchange, it means that it is waste slag for them. Even General Kulagin was not offered. heh
  29. AdAstra
    AdAstra 8 December 2022 19: 26
    0
    I am very happy for him, but I have a question for us, why couldn’t it be done before?
  30. Vasilyevich Pensioner
    Vasilyevich Pensioner 8 December 2022 19: 27
    +3
    It is high time to catch the Yankees and so we will wean our hitting.
  31. T800-101
    T800-101 8 December 2022 23: 19
    0
    It's good that the Americans didn't have Medvedchuk, otherwise Bout's turn would not have come.
    Well, at least some good news on the exchanges.
  32. iouris
    iouris 8 December 2022 23: 34
    0
    Our congratulations. Finally it happened. Not operational, however.
  33. ASM
    ASM 8 December 2022 23: 58
    -1
    Apparently he was worth something, since he was exchanged for this drug addict. I hope she was kept in the conditions appropriate to Bout.
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  35. ISKANDER_61
    ISKANDER_61 9 December 2022 06: 02
    0
    A demonstration of how a common fund at the state level pulls out its accomplice. Booths, friedmans and other sweets ....