Luc Cohen

U.S. Judge In Russian Arms Dealer Case Backs Griner Swap; Ex-agent Balks

The U.S. judge who in 2012 sentenced Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison has voiced support for a deal proposed by the United States to Russia to swap him for basketball star Brittney Griner, though a federal agent involved in the case said such a trade would "belittle the rule of law." .