Russian parliament displays art by Griner case figure Bout


              In this image taken from video provided by RU-24 Russian Television on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Russian citizen Viktor Bout who was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, speaks in a Russian plane after a swap, in the airport of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian arms dealer Bout, who was released from U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA star Griner, is widely labeled abroad as the "Merchant of Death" who fueled some of the world's worst conflicts but seen at home as a swashbuckling businessman unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. (RU-24 Russian Television via AP)
            
              In this image taken from video provided by RU-24 Russian Television on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Russian citizen Viktor Bout who was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, sits in a Russian plane after a swap, in the airport of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian arms dealer Bout, who was released from U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA star Griner, is widely labeled abroad as the "Merchant of Death" who fueled some of the world's worst conflicts but seen at home as a swashbuckling businessman unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. (RU-24 Russian Television via AP)
            
              In this image taken from video provided by the RU-24 Russian Television on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Russian citizen Viktor Bout, right, who was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, boards a Russian plane after a swap, in the airport of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian arms dealer Bout, who was released from U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA star Griner, is widely labeled abroad as the "Merchant of Death" who fueled some of the world's worst conflicts but seen at home as a swashbuckling businessman unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. (RU-24 Russian Television via AP)
            
              A journalist films with her smartphone during an opening of exhibition of artworks by Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in the United States, at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Russia has sought Bout's release for years and he is believed to be key to a possible prisoner exchange that could free US women's basketball star Brittney Griner. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
            
              Viktor Bout's wife, Alla, speaks to journalists during an opening of exhibition of artworks by her husband, Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in the United States, at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Russia has sought Bout's release for years and he is believed to be key to a possible prisoner exchange that could free US women's basketball star Brittney Griner. Grigory Karasin, head of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs stands near in the right. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
            
              Viktor Bout's wife, Alla, speaks to journalists during an opening of exhibition of artworks by her husband, Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in the United States, at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Russia has sought Bout's release for years and he is believed to be key to a possible prisoner exchange that could free US women's basketball star Brittney Griner. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
            
              Viktor Bout's wife, Alla, speaks on the phone prior to an opening of exhibition of artworks by her husband, Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in the United States, at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Russia has sought Bout's release for years and he is believed to be key to a possible prisoner exchange that could free US women's basketball star Brittney Griner. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
            
              Viktor Bout's wife, Alla, speaks to journalists during an opening of exhibition of artworks by her husband, Russian businessman Viktor Bout, who was sentenced to 25 years in the United States, at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Russia has sought Bout's release for years and he is believed to be key to a possible prisoner exchange that could free US women's basketball star Brittney Griner. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)