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Viktor Bout, a suspected Russian arms dealer, is escorted by prison officials as he arrives at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. An appeals court granted a U.S. request to extradite the elusive Russian businessman dubbed "The Merchant of Death." (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
Photo by: Apichart Weerawong
Viktor Bout, a suspected Russian arms dealer, is escorted by prison officials as he arrives at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. An appeals court granted a U.S. request to extradite the elusive Russian businessman dubbed "The Merchant of Death." (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

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