Russian experts create "smart foil" for mounting transducersScience & Space October 27, 13:54
Caspian Flotilla ships return from long-distance voyageMilitary & Defense October 27, 13:33
Russian senator urges probe into children death in Syria’s IdlibRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 27, 13:32
Putin awards Emir Kusturica with Order of FriendshipSociety & Culture October 27, 13:20
Moscow court upholds arrest of Ukrainian accused of spyingWorld October 27, 13:18
UN-OPCW report on Syrian chemical attacks 'gives no ground for sanctions'Russian Politics & Diplomacy October 27, 13:00
Press review: Russia-US jointly freeing Raqqa and falling alcohol importsPress Review October 27, 13:00
Launch of Soyuz MS-03 space vehicle to ISS postponed till Nov 17Science & Space October 27, 12:18
Russia plans to test elements of new nuclear engine on ISSScience & Space October 27, 12:07
NEW YORK, March 31 (Itar-Tass) —— The prosecution has asked the New York court to sentence Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who last November was found guilty of an arms smuggling conspiracy, to life imprisonment. The request was submitted to the presiding judge, Shira Scheindlin.
Earlier, Bout’s lawyer, Albert Dayan, asked the court to refrain from passing a sentence on his client, because, he said “Bout is not guilty of any of the charges.”
The sentence is to be pronounced on April 5. Bout, 45, is faced with a 25-year term to life imprisonment. He pleads innocence.