Bout gets 25 years in prison

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This courtroom sketch by Shirley Shepard shows Viktor Bout (in white) seated before Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin during his sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO/Shirley Shepard

This courtroom sketch by Shirley Shepard shows Viktor Bout (in white) seated before Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin during his sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO/Shirley Shepard

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Alla, wife of Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after his client was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

Alla, wife of Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after his client was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

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This courtroom sketch by Shirley Shepard shows Viktor Bout (in white) standing before Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin during his sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO/Shirley Shepard

This courtroom sketch by Shirley Shepard shows Viktor Bout (in white) standing before Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin during his sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO/Shirley Shepard

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Albert Dayan, attorney for Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after his client was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

Albert Dayan, attorney for Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after his client was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

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Alla (R), wife of Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after her husband was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

Alla (R), wife of Viktor Bout, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal court after her husband was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNIN

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Alla, wife of Viktor Bout, exits Manhattan Federal court after her husband was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNI

Alla, wife of Viktor Bout, exits Manhattan Federal court after her husband was sentenced to 25 years in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles, to men he believed were terrorists intending to kill Americans. AFP PHOTO / STEPHEN CHERNI

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Alla Bout, wife of Viktor Bout, enters US Federal Court for her husband's sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to Colombian terrorists who were targeting Americans. AFP PHOTO/STEPHEN CHERNIN

Alla Bout, wife of Viktor Bout, enters US Federal Court for her husband's sentencing in New York. Bout was convicted of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons, including antiaircraft missiles, to Colombian terrorists who were targeting Americans. AFP PHOTO/STEPHEN CHERNIN

UPDATED ON APR 06, 2012 08:23 PM IST
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