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Man Sentenced to Life in Bush Attack
ABC News ^ | Jan 11, 2006 | Unattributed

Posted on 01/11/2006 10:12:56 AM PST by Ben Mugged

A court Wednesday convicted a man of trying to assassinate President Bush and the leader of Georgia by throwing a grenade at them during a rally in May 2005, and he was sentenced to life in prison.

The court also convicted Vladimir Arutyunian of killing a policeman in the course of an operation to arrest him several weeks after the incident.

The grenade that Arutyunian threw during the huge rally attended by Bush and President Mikhail Saakashvili landed about 100 feet from the stage where they were standing behind a bulletproof barrier and did not explode. No one was hurt.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: assasination; presidentbush
Good!
1 posted on 01/11/2006 10:12:58 AM PST by Ben Mugged
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To: Ben Mugged

Good news, indeed.


2 posted on 01/11/2006 10:15:29 AM PST by steelcurtain
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To: Ben Mugged

Tom Daschle is 'deeply saddened.'


3 posted on 01/11/2006 10:17:10 AM PST by atomicpossum (If I don't reply, don't think you're winning. I often just don't bother to argue.)
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To: Ben Mugged
The court also convicted Vladimir Arutyunian of killing a policeman in the course of an operation to arrest him several weeks after the incident.

This I did not know....very good they got him.

4 posted on 01/11/2006 10:20:20 AM PST by Minnesoootan
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To: Ben Mugged
Picture of the scum bag!
5 posted on 01/11/2006 10:33:28 AM PST by SweetCaroline (Grandchildren are GOD'S way of compensating us for growing old. THANKS GOD!)
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