• US charges Russian national with being foreign agent

    4 monthes ago - By WESH

    Maria Butina, who was involved with a Russian gun group the National Rifle Association was supportive of, was arrested on Sunday and appeared in court in Washington D.C., to Monday, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
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  • US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent

    US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent

    4 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The US government has charged a Russian national with being a spy for the Russian government in the US and developing relationships “with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics.”
    Mariia Butina, who was involved with a Russian gun group that the National Rifle Association was supportive of, was arrested on Sunday and appeared in court in Washington, DC to Monday, according to the Justice Department.
    A statement from the DoJ alleges Butina worked at the direction of a high-level official in the Russian government from around 2015...
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