A few Russians have indeed been arrested and extradited to the U.S.: The arms dealer Viktor Bout, for example, who is charged with providing aid to terrorists, or the hacker Vladimir Drinkman, who is accused of stealing millions of credit card numbers.
The murky world of arms dealing is addressed in "The Notorious Mr Bout", which looks at the rise and fall of Viktor Bout, the internationally known arms smuggler arrested in Thailand in 2008 as a result of a US government sting operation.
Bharara has run afoul of the Russian government in recent years in connection with his role in overseeing the extradition and trials of Konstantin Yaroshenko and Viktor Bout, Russian nationals who committed no crimes on US territory but were arrested in third countries and subsequently transferred into US custody.
Syrian-born American Richard Chichakli was arrested in January in Australia and was brought to the United States, where he is accused of conspiring with people including former Soviet air officer Viktor Bout, who's dubbed the Merchant of Death.
" The MP stressed that Russia had had many reasons to be offended by the United States such as Magnitsky Act, the cases of entrepreneur Viktor Bout and pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko who have been sentenced in the U.S.