Merchant of Death

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Merchant of Death

The sobriquet for Viktor Bout, a former Soviet officer convicted in the US for selling dangerous weaponry to the highest bidder in regions of prolific violence, including Rwanda, Angola and the Congo.
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Then it was that from their well-woven cars they both leaped straight to the ground, the son of Zeus and the son of the Lord of War.
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He was the inspiration for Nicolas Cage's character in the movie Lord of War.
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In it, the dictator of a West African nation knows well what weapons he wants but occasionally he bungles his English, earning him an arms dealer's incongruous reprimands: it's warlord and bloodbath, not lord of war or bath of blood.
UKRAINIAN AMERICAN ARMS MERCHANT URI Orlov (Nicholas Cage) is off to Africa to make his fortune in Andrew Niccol's Lord of War (Lions Gate), and both Uri and his adopted homeland (the largest weapons dealer on the planet) are happy to balance their books by selling weapons of every shape and size to a ragtag collection of petty tyrants, corrupt warlords, and murderous rebels--regardless of the murderous consequences to the impoverished and war-torn African nations that cannot afford to feed the children callously "drafted" into their endless wars and revolutions.