posted on Sep, 6 2013 @ 10:22 AM
Extradition treaties are not simply an "exchange of prisoners". A guy like Jeffrey Delisle, for example, doing 20 years in prison in Canada for
selling military intelligence to Russia, would not be the subject of an extradition request because he is wanted for no crime in Russia. A number of
high profile American citizens who spied for Russia or the old Soviet Union would, similarly, not be the subjects of extradition requests. They don't
These sorts of people, if important enough, would normally be part of arranged bilateral "exchanges".
Other than Viktor Bout, who wasn't wanted by Russia on any criminal charge, I don't believe, at the time of his arrest in Thailand, I can't think of
any individuals who have committed crimes in Russia, who are wanted by Russia, who are in the United States as prisoners or living in freedom. Putin
says there are some "with blood on their hands".
Is he referring to people with links to Chechen terrorist organizations, perhaps?
Sibel Edmunds, former Central Asia languages translator for the FBI, strongly implies that this might be the case in an article on her
Between 1996 and 2002, we, the United States, planned, financed and helped execute every single major terrorist incident by Chechen rebels (and
the Mujahideen) against Russia.
Between 1996 and 2002, we, the United States, planned, financed and helped execute every single uprising and terrorism related scheme in Xinxiang (aka
East Turkistan and Uyghurstan).
Between 1996 and 2002, we, the United States, planned and carried out at least two assassination schemes against pro Russia officials in
edit on 6-9-2013 by ipsedixit because: (no reason given)